Himachal Pradesh MP Anurag Thakur has been bestowed with Sansad Ratna Award for his distinguished performance as a parliamentarian under Jury Committee Special Award category.
Thakur became the first BJP MP to receive the Jury Committee award. 12 parliamentarians were honored with the Sansad Ratna award, which was set up in 2010 on the suggestion of ex-President APJ Abdul Kalam.
Source- DD News
Static/Current Takeaways Important For NIACL AO Mains Exam:
- The Sansad Ratna Award was set up & launched in 2010 by Former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.