Malyalam filmstar Suresh Gopinathan, commonly known as Suresh Gopi presents his first report in Rajya Sabha on Thursday on behalf of Meghraj Jain, who asked the South Indian actor to present it being his maiden report.
When Chairman P.J. Kurien called Meghraj Jain (BJP) to present the reports of the department-related standing committee on information technology, the BJP leader opted to let the actor-turned-politician deliver the report.
Gopi, who was BJP’s star campaigner and nominated to the Upper House in April, rose to lay the report on the table of the House, Kurien said it was Malayalam actor’s first presentation and extended a warm welcome to the 57 year-old actor.
“I have seen you acting in films. This is first time I am seeing you present a report in the House,” he remarked.Wish you best of luck,”
– Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha P.J. Kurien to Suresh Gopi
Suresh Gopi was sworn in as aMember of Parliament(MP) to theRajya Sabha by the President of India in the category of eminent citizens as per the provisions of Article 80 of the Indian Constitution In April 2016.