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President Droupadi Murmu nominated Sudha Murty to Rajya Sabha

8 March 2024 | TITN Team

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday that President Droupadi Murmu has nominated author and philanthropist Sudha Murty to the Rajya Sabha. With congratulations, Prime Minister Modi said that Sudha Murty had made “immense and inspiring” contributions to a variety of sectors.

Author, philanthropist, and former chair of the Infosys Foundation Sudha Murty is an Indian. 

India’s fourth-highest civilian honor, the Padma Shri, was given to Sudha Murty in 2006. She received the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian honor, later in 2023.

“I am delighted that the President of India has nominated @SmtSudhaMurtyJi to the Rajya Sabha. Sudha Ji’s contributions to diverse fields including social work, philanthropy and education have been immense and inspiring. Her presence in the Rajya Sabha is a powerful testament to our ‘Nari Shakti’, exemplifying the strength and potential of women in shaping our nation’s destiny. Wishing her a fruitful Parliamentary tenure,” PM Modi wrote on X.