5 MPs Chosen for Outstanding Parliamentarian Award

The Indian Parliamentary Group (IPG) headed by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan announced that five members of parliament (MPs) selected for the Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards.

This includes, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad (2015), Trinamool Congress’ Dinesh Trivedi (2016), Manipur’s governor Najma A Heptulla (2013), BJP’s Lok Sabha member Hukumdev Narayan Yadav (2014) and five-time Rajya Sabha member Bhartruhari Mahatab of the Lok Biju Janata Dal (BJD) (2017).
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-
  • The Outstanding Parliamentarian Award was established in 1995. So far 18 eminent MPs have received the award.
  • Chandra Shekhar of the Samajwadi Janata Party was the first member to receive this award.

Source- Hindustan Times