New Delhi: Senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahtab today presented a copy of his book titled ‘Bhartruhari Mahtab-Outstanding Parliamentarian’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
The book was released by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a special event at Speaker Hall, Constitution Club, New Delhi on October 3. Along with Mahtab, former union minister Marpadi Veerappa Moily, RS MP Prasanna Acharya were presented on the occasion.
The book is a compilation Mahtab’s speeches in Parliament done by the Institute of Media Studies Utkal University.
In August this year, Mahtab received the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2017 from President Ram Nath Kovind. Mahtab was selected for the award on the basis of his experience, debating skills, awareness of issues and the depth with which he raised issues in the parliament.
Jaitley had termed the BJD leader as one of the finest speakers who do in-depth research and speak on every issue in an eloquent manner.