New Delhi, Sept. 17 -- Nishtha Satyam, the youngest Deputy Country Representative for UN Women, while commenting on India's win against China and securing a seat at the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has said that "it's a huge win" and would help the country establish itself as the "lighthouse of the South".
India and Afghanistan on Tuesday thrashed China in the elections to the UN Commission on Status of Women Economic (UNCSW), a body of the ECOSOC.
Of the two members to be elected from the Asia-Pacific states, India secured 38 of the 54 ballots. Afghanistan, on the other hand, secured 39 ballots.
China garnered 27, failing to even cross the halfway mark.
Here are the extracts of the interview:
Q: How big is this win for Indi...