India’s batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Monday. He took his oath in Hindi in the office of Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari.
On Monday, Sachin Tendulkar arrived at Parliament with his wife Anjali and sworn in as Rajya Sabha MP.
Tendulkar, who turned 39 recently took oath as member in the chamber of Chairman Hamid Ansari. After signing the papers, Sachin was presented a golden shawl, marking a beginning of his political career.
Government had recommended Tendulkar’s name along with Bollywood actress Rekha and businesswoman Anu Aga for the member of the Rajya Sabha. Though Rekha and Aga took oath in May, Sachin could not do so due to his IPL commitments.
Sachin Tendulkar has been allotted seat no 103 in Rajya Sabha, Sachin became the first playing cricketer to be sworn in Rajya Sabha.