New Delhi, Feb 7: Rajya Sabha MP Sasmit Patra was praised by Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Friday for his speech in Odia language in the Parliament.
Naidu appreciated the BJD member in Odia too saying, “Uttam Kahuchi” and thanked him in Odia too saying “Dhanyavad Aapko”.
Patra raised the issues of Mahanadi and Polavaram in the House during Zero Hour today and spoke in Odia.
After the Session, Patra placed the video on his Twitter handle with permission of the Rajya Sabha Chairman.
“Deeply humbled by the kind words of appreciation from Hon’ble Vice President & Rajya Sabha Chairman Shri. Venkaiah Naidu, who mentioned “Uttam Kahuchi” in Odia and “Dhanyavad Aapko” after my speech today in Zero Hour on the issues of Mahanadi and Polavaram affecting Odisha”, he twitted.
Patra also thanked the Rajya Sabha Chairman for encouraging young MPs like him.
These words of appreciation of the Chairman are invaluable and inspire him to work harder with greater enthusiasm and motivation, Patra said.