Six parliamentarians have received 'Sansad Ratna' awards while former Karnataka Chief Minister and senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily has bagged a special award for heading the parliamentary standing committee on finance.
The 'Sansad Ratna Awards 2018' was instituted nine years ago by the NGO.
These awards were instituted at the instance or suggestion of the late president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam as civil society recognition for members of Parliament (MPs) outstanding performance in Parliament, said K Srinivasan, Chairman of Prime Point Foundation, in a release.
Among the recipient MPs were: Bhartruhari Mahtab (Biju Janata Dal), Supriya Sule (Nationalist Congress Party), Shrirang Appa Barne (Shiv Sena), Rajeev Shankarrao Satav (Indian National Congress), and Dhananjay Bhimrao Mahadik (Nationalist Congress Party) under different categories.
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