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Trinidad's PM breaks the cultural mould - By Nazma Muller

posted 7 Jul 2010, 09:18 by GujaratiSamajPenang   [ updated 24 Dec 2010, 00:15 ]
Ms Persad-Bissessar holds the Gita as she takes the oath of office in Port of Spain 27/05/2010. Ms Persad-Bissessar is a devout Hindu. Barely 24 hours after she was sworn in as the first woman prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar donned a life jacket and waded into the flood waters to tour areas affected by torrential rains sweeping across the Caribbean.A devout Hindu, she swore on the Bhagavad Gita - the Hindu holy book - to do her duty to her people.
Figure 1.0 - Trinidad

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