Sumitra Mahajan hosts dinner for Vice-President Hamid Ansari
New Delhi, Aug 2: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan hosted a farewell dinner for Vice-President Hamid Ansari in Delhi.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan hosts farewell dinner for Vice-President Hamid Ansari in Delhi. PM Modi and other leaders also present. pic.twitter.com/bcsoDSzuU2— ANI (@ANI_news) August 2, 2017
The dinner was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar.
Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav and Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Gulam Nabi Azad were also present on the ocassion, according to sources in the Lok Sabha secretariat.
Mahajan presented a painting to Ansari, and also gifted a memento to his wife Salma Ansari. Ansari has served as the 12th Vice-President of the country and also as the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. He will demit his office on August 10.