P. A. Sangma

“Democracy is not just about voting; it is about ensuring the participation and empowerment of every citizen”
Padma Vibhushan (2017) Purno Agitok Sangma, known as P. A. Sangma, made significant contributions to Bharat throughout his illustrious career. A veteran politician hailing from the northeastern region played a crucial role in bringing Northeast Bharat to the forefront of national politics.
He tirelessly advocated for the region’s development and worked towards strengthening its integration with the rest of the country. As the Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Sangma presided over the lower house of Bharat’s Parliament with dignity and impartiality. He actively campaigned for the rights of tribal communities and fought for their recognition and empowerment.
In addition to his political contributions, Sangma was admired for his integrity, humility, and commitment to public service. His dedication to the welfare of the nation and his tireless efforts to promote inclusive growth continues to inspire generations of leaders.