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P T Usha, Ilaiyaraaja become RS members

Kochi: P T Usha, Queen of Indian track and field, and master musician R Gnanathesikan, popularly known as Ilaiyaraaja, were the prominent personalities elected to the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. 
“The remarkable P T Usha Ji is an inspiration for every Indian. Her accomplishments in sports are widely known but equally commendable is her work to mentor budding athletes over the last several years. Congratulations to her on being nominated to the Rajya Sabha,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Twitter.
“The creative genius of Ilaiyaraaja Ji has enthralled people across generations. His works beautifully reflect many emotions. What is equally inspiring is his life journey- he rose from a humble background and achieved so much. Glad that he has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha,” Modi said.
Philanthropist and administrator of the Dharmasthala temple Veerendra Heggade and noted screen writer V Vijayendra Prasad were the other personalities nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

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