|Mr T S Krishna Murthy (Former Chief Election Commissioner of India)
presenting Sansad Ratna Award 2013 to Mr Arjun Ram Meghwal,
Member of Parliament from Bikanir, Rajasthan
Mr Arjun Ram Meghwal, Member of Parliament from Bikanir, Rajasthan ranks No 1 among all the MPs of Lok Sabha for participation in debates and he received the Sansad Ratna Award 2013 in a function held at IIT Madras. The Award is instituted by Prime Point Foundation. Mr T S Krishna Murthy, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India presented the Awards.
Dr K Rosaiah, the Governor of Tamil Nadu was the Chief Guest. Since Mr Arjun Ram Meghwal arrived late due to flight delay, the Award was presented in the next session, after the departure of the Governor.
After receiving the Awards, Mr Arjun Ram Meghwal in his acceptance speech, talked about the disruption in Parliament. He said, disruption was also part of the Parliament function under rules, to draw the attention of the Government on many vital issues. He said, but for disruptions, the culprits in 2G, Delhi gang-rape, and coal-gate would not have been arrested. However, they would ensure smooth functioning of the Parliament.
Please see the video of his speech (3 minutes 40 seconds)
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