The News Minute | September 17, 2014 | 6.00 pm IST
Lalitha Kumaramangalam was Wednesday appointed the new chairman of the National Commission for Women (NCW).
The announcement was made by union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi at a press conference on the completion of 100 days of her ministry here.
"I am very happy to announce that the new chairman of NCW is Lalitha Kumaramangalam," she said.
Chennai-based Kumaramangalam is the national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a member of the party's national executive.
"I am glad to be given an opportunity to work for the women, with the women," Kumaramangalam told IANS.