Supriya Sule bags Maha Ratna and 2020 Ratna awards for best performance in Parliament

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 6/25/2020 12:25:59 AM

NEW DELHI, Jun 24: Baramati's NCP MP Supriya Sule, daughter of Sharad Pawar, has bagged the Sansad Maha Ratna award for sustained qualitative performance in the previous 16th Lok Sabha and she is also among eight MPs chosen for Sansad Ratna award for performance during the first year of the current Lok Sabha. Maharashtra bagged 6 out of 14 awards.
Bharatruhari Mahtab of the Biju Janata Dal and Shiv Sena's Maval MP Shrirang Appa Barne are the other two to get the Maha Ratna award. Sule got the 2020 award for her overall performance in initiated debaes, questions and private members' bills.
Dr. Subhash Ramrao Bhamre (BJP, Dhule, Maharashtra), Dr. Heena Gavit (BJP, Nandurbar, Maharashtra) and Dr. Amol Ramsing Kolhe, (NCP, Shirur,
Maharashtra) will be receiving the Sansad Ratna Award 2020 for Questions, Women and First-time MPs categories respectively.
Dr. Shashi Tharoor (INC, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala), Dr. Nishikant Dubey (BJP, Godda, Jharkhand), Mr. Ajay Misra (BJP, Kheri, Uttar Pradesh) and Mr.
Ram Mohan Naidu (TDP, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh) have been nominated for the ‘Jury Committee Special Award’ for their overall qualitative performance and individual efforts.
The awards given to the Rajya Sabha members for the first time went to Vishambhar Prasad Nishad of Samajwadi Party and Ms Chhaya Verma of Congress from Chhattisgarh.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal, who announced the awards as he chairman of the jury committee, hailed the Chennai-based NGO Prime Point Foundation and eMagazine PreSense, who had launched the award on the suggestion of former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, to honour the perfection-oriented Parliamentarians. The other two jury members were N K Premachandran and Shrirang Appa Barne, who along with Meghwal, had bagged the Ratna awards in the previous Lok Sabha.



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