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RS bids farewell to 5 members, Maitreyan breaks down

Wednesday - July 24, 2019 12:46 pm , Category : INDIA
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday bid farewell to five of its members from Tamil Nadu who have completed six years of their term, with one of them, V. Maitreyan, breaking down while giving his farewell speech.
 
The five retiring on July 24 are Maitreyan, D. Raja, K.R. Arjunan, R. Lakshmanan and T. Rathinavel. While Raja is from the CPI, all others are from AIADMK.
 
House Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu appreciated the contributions of the exiting members in law-making process and public service.
 
Senior leaders noted that they will miss the presence of the five, especially Raja. There were lighter moments too.
 
During his farewell speech, Maitreyan broke down. "After a long stint of 14 and a half years, this marks my sunset years."
 

--IANS nk/mr