8th edition of Sansad Ratna Awards 2017 and 6th edition of National Seminar on Politics, Democracy and Governance was held at IIT Madras on 27th May 2017. Hon'ble Justice (Retd.) Shri P Sathasivam, The Governor of Kerala presented the Awards. Nine MPs received the Awards. Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister of State (Finance and Corporate Affairs) presided over the event.