Cricketer Harbhajan Singh Take Oath In Rajya Sabha Today : Cricketer-turned-politician Harbhajan Singh, former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti and BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla were on Monday sworn in as Rajya Sabha members along with around 25 other leaders.
Harbhajan Singh Take Oath Rajya Sabha Saansad
The others included A Rao Meena, Vijay Sai Reddy, Khiru Mahto, Shambhala Saran Patel, Ranjit Ranjan, Maharashtra Manjhi, Aditya Prasad, Praful Patel, Imran Pratapgadhi, Sanjay Raut, Sasmit Patra, Sandeep Kumar Pathak and Vikramjit Singh Sahni.
Among those who took oath were Randeep Singh Surjewal, P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, R Girl Rajan, S Kalyan Sundaram, KRN Rajesh Kumar, Javed Ali Khan and V Vijendra Prasad.
Noted former athlete PT Usha (from Kerala) and legendary musician Ilaiyaraaja (from Tamil Nadu) could not attend Rajya Sabha to take oath.
Harbhajan Singh Take Oath In Rajya Sabha
Newly elected members of various political parties took oath on the first day of the monsoon session of Parliament.
Later, tribute references were read in respect of several dignitaries who passed away recently.
The Rajya Sabha also paid tributes to former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, former UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki.
Tributes were also paid to former members Kishore Kumar Mohanty, Robert Kharsing, KK Veerappan and santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma.
Later, PC Modi, Secretary General of Rajya Sabha also laid a statement in English and Hindi showing the bills passed by the Houses of Parliament and assented by the President during the 256th session of the Rajya Sabha.
Later, after the disruption in the proceedings of the House, a ruckus was witnessed by the members of the opposition party, forcing the House to be adjourned for the whole day.