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Speakers past and present on Somnath Chatterjee

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August 13, 2018 11:57


Former Vice President and former deputy chairperson of the Rajya Sabha Hamid Ansari: He was a very eminent parliamentarian and a man of great erudition, a speaker who added lustre to the chair. In his passing away, we have a lost very eminent personality. He has left behind a void. People will remember him.


Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan: Somnathda was a big brother to me. Our ideology was different but still, from the time I entered Parliament in '89, I used to see how he used to raise issues while following every rule. His tenure as a speaker was a guidance for me.  

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