BJP Chief Amit Shah, Union Minister Smriti Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs
Source : NewsBharatiDate : 25-Aug-2017
New Delhi, Aug 25: On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah and Information and broadcasting minister Smriti Irani took oath as the member of Rajya Sabha. Both the leaders were elected to the upper house from Gujarat in recently held Rajya Sabha election. Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu administered the oath to newly elected leaders.
A five time MLA and former Home minister of Gujarat, Shah will be starting his maiden stint as the member of Rajya Sabha whereas for Irani this will be the second term as the member of the upper house from Gujarat. She took oath in Sanskrit.
On this occasion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar were present along with the family members of Amit Shah and Smriti Irani.