'Testament to Nari Shakti': PM Modi hails Sudha Murty's nomination to Rajya Sabha

She is the recipient of Padma Shri award in 2006 and the Padma Bhushan in 2023

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Philanthropist and Murty Trust chairperson Sudha Murty has been nominated to Rajya Sabha by President Draupadi Murmu.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to X to announce her appointment and praised her contributions in the diverse field. 

"I am delighted that the President of India has nominated @SmtSudhaMurty Ji 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."

Recipient of Padma Shri award in 2006 and the Padma Bhushan in 2023, Sudha Murthy has authored several books, including 'The Mother I Never Knew', 'Three Thousand Stitches', 'The Man from the Egg', and 'Magic of the Lost Temple.'



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