Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab was appointed as a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday. Leader of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, was appointed as the chairman of the Committee by Speaker Om Birla.
The PAC has 15 members from the Lok Sabha and seven from Rajya Sabha. The seven members from Upper House are Rajeev Chandrasekhar, M. V. Rajeev Gowda, Naresh Gujral, Bhubaneswar Kalita, C. M. Ramesh, Sukendu Sekhar Ray and Bhupender Yadav.
BJP Lok Sabha members in the committee are Jayant Sinha, Ajay (Teni) Misra, Satya Pal Singh, Subhash Chandra Baheria, Sudheer Gupta, Darshana Vikram Jardosh, Vishnu Dayal Ram, Jagadambika Pal and Ram Kripal Yadav.
Other members include T R Baalu (DMK), Rahul Ramesh Shewale (Shiv Sena), Rajiv Ranjan Singh (JD-U) and Balashowry Vallabbhaneni (YSR Congress Party) and Bhartruhari Mahtab (BJD).