Azad gets Best Parliamentarian award

The Best Debut Woman Parliamentarian award was be presented to ChhayaVerma.The Lokmat Parliamentary Awards is the brainchild of Lokmat Media group chairman Vijay Darda.

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New Delhi, Publish Date: Dec 14 2018 12:53AM | Updated Date: Dec 14 2018 12:53AM
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Eight parliamentarians were Thursday honoured by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu for their contribution in strengthening parliamentary democracy.

Naidu, while conferring the Lokmat Parliamentary Awards here, urged political parties to evolve a code of conduct for its members and not disrupt Parliament proceedings. NCP chief and RajyaSabha MP SharadPawar and veteran BJP leader MurliManohar Joshi were presented the Lifetime Achievement award.

Leader of the Opposition in RajyaSabhaGhulamNabi Azad and BJP MP NishikantDubey were selected for the Best Parliamentarians award.Four women MPs from both Houses were also be awarded for their contribution. While actor-turned-politician HemaMalini was awarded for her outstanding work inside and outside Parliament as a first-time MP, LokSabha MP Rama Devi was selected as the Best Woman Parliamentarian. DMK leader Kanimozhi was presented the award for the Best Woman Parliamentarian in the RajyaSabha.

The Best Debut Woman Parliamentarian award was be presented to ChhayaVerma.The Lokmat Parliamentary Awards is the brainchild of Lokmat Media group chairman Vijay Darda.

"The parliamentarians exercise their Constitutional duty of safeguarding the citizen's interest by critically assessing public policies, debating government initiatives, enacting laws in addition to discharging other roles and responsibilities for development of the country," Darda said. 

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