Rakesh Sinha is a prestigious writer in his field .He is the founder of Delhi-based Tank India Policy Foundation and Professor of Motilal Nehru College of Delhi University. He is a member of Indian Social Science Research Council. He also works as a regular columnist in many newspapers.
Mrs. Sonal Mansingh is a famous artist of Indian classical dance form. She has been performing Bharatnatyam and Odissi for six decades. She is also a popular dance guide, teacher and social worker. She established the Center for Indian Classical Dancing in Delhi in 1977.
Dalit Leader Ram Sakal is a well known social worker and peasant leader of Uttar Pradesh, who has devoted his life to the welfare of the downtrodden community. His identity is in the form of leaders who struggle with the problems of farmers, intellectuals and migrants.He has been a Lok Sabha member three times from Robtrsganj in Uttar Pradesh.
Raghunath Mahapatra is an internationally renowned artist of Stone sculptures.His workmanship began from 1959. He has trained more than two thousand students. He has contributed to the beautification of Lord Jagannath Temple of Puri. In the central chamber of the Parliament, they are engraved on the statue of Lord Buddha on the gray stone and the statue of Sun God and the wooden Buddha temple in Paris.
. It was told in a government release that here on the advice of the Prime Minister under Article 80 of the Constitution, the President has nominated these four people as a member of the Rajya Sabha. The 12 persons, who have been working in the field of literature, science, art or social services, or have special qualifications, have the right to nominate a member of the Rajya Sabha under Article 80 (1) (A) as well as under Article 80 (3) . At present there are eight nominated members and four are vacant. All the vacancies have been completed from these four