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BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahatab honoured with Outstanding Parliamentarian Award

ONI Bureau: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab received ‘Best Parliamentarian Award’ for 2017 from President of India Ram Nath Kovind at the Central Hall of Parliament today. He became the first Odia Parliamentarian to receive the award.

The President presented the Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards to five MPs from 2013 to 2017 for their contributions to Parliament.

The other four MPs, who were honoured are former Rajya Sabha MP Dr Najma Heptulla, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Lok Sabha MPs Dinesh Trivedi and Hukmdev Narayan Yadav.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan were also present on the occasion.

 

Senior Journalist Kishore Dwivedi has congratulated Mr. Mahatab and termed it as a historic moment for Odisha.

Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards

1992 – Indrajit Gupta
1994 – Atal Bihari Vajpayee
1995 – Chandra Shekhar
1996 – Somnath Chatterjee
1997 – Pranab Mukherjee
1998 – Dr. S. Jaipal Reddy
1999 – Lal Krishna Advani
2000 – Dr. Arjun Singh
2001 – Jaswant Singh
2002 – Dr. Manmohan Singh
2003 – Sharad Pawar
2004 – Sushma Swaraj
2005 – Dr. P. Chidambaram
2006 – Dr. Mani Shankar Aiyar
2007 – Priyaranjan Das Munshi
2008 – Mohan Singh
2009 – Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi
2010 – Arun Jaitley
2011 – Dr. Karan Singh
2012 – Sharad Yadav
2013 – Dr. Najma heptulla
2014 – Hukmdev Narayan Yadav
2015 – Gulam Nabi Azad
2016 – Dinesh Trivedi
2017 – Bhartruhari Mahatab

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