Shinde, Patel, Jaitley, Swaraj take oath in RS
Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat administered the oath.india Updated: Apr 04, 2006 14:37 IST
Union Ministers Sushil Kumar Shinde and Praful Patel, senior BJP leaders Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj and Congress spokespersons Abhishek Singhvi and Rajiv Shukla were among 27 newly-elected Rajya Sabha members from eleven states administered oath on Tuesday.
Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat administered the oath. Among those present included Deputy Chairman K Rehman Khan.
Those administered the oath included 12 members from BJP, Congress - six, NCP and JDU - two each, one each from RJD, JDS, Samajwadi Party, All India Forward Bloc and All India Trade Congress.