Ummid Assistant

Samsung sets up fund for poor kids' education

US varsity offers doctorate for education professionals

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home National

Top Lok Sabha performers to be awarded in Chennai

Saturday April 07, 2012 05:41:26 PM, IANS

Chennai: Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of parliament and one each from Shiv Sena and Congress would be honoured on April 14 with the Sansad Ratna Award-2012 for raising the highest number of questions and participating in debates.

The awards are being given by the city-based Prime Point Foundation on Ambedkar Jayanti April 14.

"According to the data compiled by PRS Legislative Research as on 30 March 2012, Shiv Sena's Anandrao Adsul, BJP's Hansraj Gangaram and Arjun Ram Meghwal and Congress's S.S. Ramasubbu rank as the top performers in terms of raising the highest number of questions, introduction of private member's bills, participation in debates and attendance," K. Srinivasan, founder, Prime Point Foundation, told IANS.

Raising 754 questions, Adsul has bagged the top position while Gangaram has bagged the award for introducing 20 private member's bills, he said.

"The BJP MP from Rajasthan, Meghwal, claims the top honours for participating in the highest number of debates (251) and has 100 percent attendance. Congress's Ramasubbu is not only the top performing MP from Tamil Nadu but also ranks third on the overall category - questions+debates+private bills - after Adsul and Gangaram," Srinivasan said.

Interestingly, two of the award winning MPs - Adsul and Gangaram - are from Maharashtra.

Srinivasan said the foundation has been awarding the top performers in the Lok Sabha since 2009.

"Former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi will preside over the award function to be held at IIT-Madras. Former MP Era Sezhiyan and IIT-Madras director Bhaskar Ramamurthi would be the chief guests at the function," Srinivasan said.

According to him, two panel discussions on 'Youth in Politics and Governance -Challenges and Opportunities' and 'Role of Civil Society' are also slated as part of the award function.

Speaking about the award, Meghwal said: "There is lot of negativity in the media and other areas. Unless somebody talks about the positive aspects and positive people, there will be only negative feeling all round."

 


 








 

Home | Top of the Page

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

i

i

 

 

 

Top Stories

Obama's secret message: Iran can have civilian n-programme

In a secret message sent through a foreign leader to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, US President Barack Obama hinted that Tehran can have a civilian nuclear program  

The Mahatma picks up the gun and shoots the dove

Critics of Iran should get rid of own nukes: Turkish PM

 

  Most Read

Zardari trip good but should fetch results: Analysts

Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India to pray at the Sufi shrine at Ajmer Sharif is quite significant, said analysts in Pakistan and India who hoped that it will lead to  

Zardari: Cornered in Pakistan, to pray in India

Pakistan hopes Manmohan-Zardari talks will push peace

J-K parties hope Manmohan-Zardari talks will help ease travel norms

PM to hold pre-lunch talks with Zardari, all issues on table

'Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers'

The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low paid workers, as Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad  

Amir of Qatar to visit India, with gas sale, investment on agenda

 

  News Pick

'Dirty' Asian shops? Former Washington mayor under fire

A former Washington mayor's controversial remarks about Asian businesses running "dirty shops" in the US capital city have drawn fire from 35 local and national organisations, including South Asian Americans  

Irked by Azam Khan's remarks, Bukhari wants son-in-law's ticket cancelled

The Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Friday asked Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to revoke the legislative council ticket of his son-in-law  

Drug-resistant Malaria spreads along Thai-Myanmar border

A drug-resistant malaria strain, which health officials had hoped to contain to a small area in southwest Asia, has spread significantly along the Thai-Myanmar border, a joint study by US and British doctors  

 

Picture of the Day

President Mrs Pratibha Devisingh Patil presenting the Padma Bhushan Award to Shabana Azmi, at an Investiture Ceremony-II, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on April 04, 2012.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Science & Technology

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Health

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

Career

Education

     

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

2010 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.