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Margaret Alva

Margaret Alva

Margaret Alva has served as Governor of four states and as Union Minister for ten years. During her 30 years in Parliament, she served on important committees and represented the country at many international conferences. She served as General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee for five years and as Advisor to the Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training. She speaks five languages and is the recipient of several prestigious awards. Married to Niranjan Alva, they have three sons and one daughter. Her autobiography, Courage and Commitment, is an honest and revealing story of her life, taking her


Across Boundaries: The Spirit of Christmas

Michael Williams, John Varghese, Margaret Alva and Paul Swarup in conversation with Deepak Mukarji

"The spirit and joy of Christmas evoke different memories for each of us. Eminent speakers provide insights into the idea of Christmas and delve into the deep roots of its philosophy that resonate across the world. "