10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

A total of 50 members from 15 states took oath or affirmation in the Rajya Sabha on the first day of the second part of Budget Session. Ten of them have been re-elected. They include Arun Jaitley, Mayawati, Vilasrao Desmukh, Ravi Shankar Prasad,  Renuka Chaudhary, Najma Heptullah, Rajiv Shukla, Chiranjeevi, Jaya Bachchan & Dilip Tirkey. The oath-taking reflected the cosmopolitan nature of the country — members took oath in Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Telugu, Sanskrit, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya & English. The Chairman, Mohammed Hamid Ansari administered the oath or affirmation.

10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

Arun Jaitley : Opposition leader Arun Jaitley who was re-elected to the Upper House from Gujarat for his third successive term, was the first to be called to take oath.
10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

Miss Mayawati : Bahujan Samaj Party & former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati took oath in Hindi. After taking oath, she walked up to the Prime Minister, who stood up to acknowledge her greetings.

10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

Vilasrao Deshmukh : Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh took oath in Marathi.

10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

Ravi Shankar Prasad : Bharatiya Janata Party General Secretary Ravi Shankar Prasad was among the six members from Bihar to take oath.

10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

Renuka Chaudhary : Former Union minister Renuka Chaudhary took oath in Hindi.

10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

Najma Heptullah : Najma Heptullah, who was elected on Bharatiya Janata Party ticket from Madhya Pradesh, took oath in Urdu.

10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

Rajeev Shukla : Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs & Congress leader Rajeev Shukla, who is elected from Maharashtra took his oath in Hindi.

10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

Chiranjeevi : Telugu superstar-turned-politician Chiranjeevi was also sworn in as a Rajya Sabha MP from Andhra Pradesh took oath today.

10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

Jaya Bachchan : Bollywood Actress Jaya Bachchan who returned to the Samajwadi Party fold after a brief split following the expulsion of Amar Singh from the party, also took oath in Rajya Sabha today in English.

10 New Members Take Oath in Rajya Sabha

Dilip Tirkey : The former hockey captain and three-time Olympian Dilip Tirkey was elected as a Biju Janta Dal MP from Odisha.

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