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This term from the world of politics and governance is often associated with some Commonwealth countries such as the United Kingdom, and is also seen in the world of detective & spy fiction. In Aug 2014, Seema Malhotra, a British Labour MP of Indian origin, was appointed to one such position to tackle issues of violence and against women.

In Sept 2014, India's Congress Party brought the concept to Indian politics, but interestingly, using Twitter as its principal medium.

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This day last year: Q.1071

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