LK Advani receives Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions in Lok Sabha

Jul 20, 2017 09:45 IST

LK Advani receives Lifetime Achievement AwardVeteran BJP leader Lal Krishna (LK) Advani on 19 July 2017 received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions as a Parliamentarian in the Lok Sabha.

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He received the award from Vice President Hamid Ansari at a function organised by the Lokmat Media Group to honour distinguished Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members.

Other Awardees

Name

Award

 JD-U leader Sharad Yadav

Lifetime Achievement Award as a Rajya Sabha representative

 Socialist Party MP NK Premachandran

Best Parliamentarian (Lok Sabha)

 Congress leader Kumari Sushmita Dev

Best Woman Parliamentarian (Lok Sabha)

 BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi

Best Debut Woman Parliamentarian (Lok Sabha)

 CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury

Best Parliamentarian (Rajya Sabha)

 Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan

Best Woman Parliamentarian (Rajya Sabha)

 Congress MP Rajni Patil

Best Debut Woman Parliamentarian (Rajya Sabha)

How were the awardees selected?
The awardees were selected by a jury headed by former Lok Sabha Speaker Shivraj Patil.

The criteria for choosing the awardees included whether the parliamentarians followed the rules of procedures of the House.

The Jury also considered if these parliamentarians spoke only about their constituencies, their states or the nation as a whole.

They also considered if parliamentarians took into account the situation developing across the world in terms of economic situation, international relations, cultural relations, war and peace and science & technology.

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