Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday took oath as member of the state Legislative Council after being elected for the second consecutive term.
Chairman of the Council Ganmesh Shanker Pandey administered the oath to Mayawati at Tilak Hall of Vidhan Bhawan.
Ten other newly elected members, including Athar Khan, Rishipal, Ram Kumar Kreel, Lalchand, Veerendra Kumar, Satish Chand and Subodh Kumar, all BSP, Yashwant Singh of SP, BJP's Hriday Narain Dixit and Naseeb Pathan Congress also took the oath.
Two more newly elected members Balram Yadav and Ramsunder were not present on the occasion.
Thirteen members were elected to the Upper House on June 3 for seats which fell vacant on Tuesday.