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Chennai: Odisha state ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Bhartruhari Mahtab was conferred with the Sansad Ratna Award-2018 during a function at IIT Madras here on Saturday.
Mahtab received the prestigious award from former CEC TS Krishnamurthy and Ex-Governor MK Narayanan in the presence of Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal.
The BJD Parliamentarian was selected for the award on the basis of his experience, debating skills, awareness of issues and the depth with which he used to raise different issues.
The Cuttack Lok Sabha MP had earlier won the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award-2017 and Sansad Ratna Award-2017.
The Sansad Ratna Award (“Gem of Parliament”) is a private award established in 2010 by the Prime Point Foundation and e-magazine PreSense to honour top performing Lok Sabha Members.