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Piyush Goyal should be referred to as 'Prof': Speaker

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today suggested that Power Minister Piyush Goyal should be referred to as "Professor" due to his knowledge on the power sector, evoking peals of laughter in the House.

The comment from the Speaker came during the after a long-winding speech by the minister on the status of rural electrification in the country and the steps taken by the to improve the situation.


"Naam change karna padega, Professor Piyush Goyal (Name has to be changed)," she said, prompting peals of laughter in the House.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 13:22 IST
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