An Indian-origin man who was arrested and recently charged with extortion threats targeting South Asian businesses in Canada, has claimed his innocence, saying police are wrongly portraying him as a high-level gangster.
Rajasthan Legislative Assembly Speaker Dr. CP Joshi will attend the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) meeting in Canada and visit four nations to study the parliamentary functioning from August 22-26. Assembly Secretary Mahavir Prasad Sharma will also accompany him.
Dr Joshi, who is the president of CPA-Rajasthan, will also visit the US, Netherlands and Switzerland on a study visit on Parliamentary Practice after attending the CPA conference. Dr. Joshi will also participate in the meetings to be held there with various public representatives including MPs and mayors.