Prime Point Foundation said on Tuesday that NCP’s Supriya Sule and BJD’s Amar Patnaik are among the 11 MPs who have been selected for the Sansad Ratna Award 2022. The jury committee has nominated senior Tamil Nadu BJP leader HV Hande and senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily for lifetime achievement awards, while four parliamentary standing committees – agriculture, finance, education and labor – will be awarded for their contribution. .
The foundation said in a statement that the 11 MPs include eight from the Lok Sabha and three from the Rajya Sabha.
According to the foundation, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Sule, Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) MP NK Premachandran and Shiv Sena MP Srirang Appa Barne will be honored with the ‘Sansad Vishisht Ratna’ award for their consistent outstanding performance.
Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy (West Bengal), Congress MP Kuldeep Rai Sharma (Andaman and Nicobar Islands), and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs Vidyut Baran Mahto (Jharkhand), Heena Vijaykumar Gavit (Maharashtra) and Sudhir Gupta ( Madhya Pradesh) He was shortlisted for the Sansad Ratna Award for his performance in the 17th Lok Sabha.
In the upper house, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Amar Patnaik (Odisha) and NCP MP Fauzia Tehseen Ahmed Khan (Maharashtra) were shortlisted under the ‘sitting member’ category for their performance in 2021.
Communist Party of India (Marxist) MP KK Ragesh (Kerala) has been nominated for the award under the category ‘Retired Members in 2021’ for his outstanding performance during his full tenure in Rajya Sabha.
K Srinivasan, Founder President, Prime Point Foundation, said the awardees were selected on the basis of their cumulative performance from the beginning of the 17th Lok Sabha to the end of the Winter Session 2021, based on the data provided by PRS India.