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In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP

June 4, 2012, 12:37 pm
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • Sachin took oath in the chamber of Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari.
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar took oath as member of the Rajya Sabha making it clear that his focus would be cricket.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • He hinted at concentrating on Parliament work after he stops playing the game.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • However, he hastened to add that he does not want rumours to swirl that he has stopped playing cricket for Parliament.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • "I will focus on my cricket and as and when I stop playing cricket, I don't know, when I will start attending to other things," he said after taking the oath.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • Tendulkar took oath as member of the Rajya Sabha in the presence of Chairman Hamid Ansari and Union Ministers Rajiv Shukla, Harish Rawat and V Narayanasamy.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • Tendulkar, along with film actor Rekha and industrialist Anu Aga was nominated as members of the Rajya Sabha by President Pratibha Patil on April 26.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • Sachin with his wife Anjali.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • "Cricket comes first," Tendulkar told reporters as he and wife Anjali were chaperoned by Shukla to Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari's chamber.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • There was much excitement in the corridors of Parliament as a large number of officials gathered outside Ansari's chamber where Tendulkar took oath.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • A number of Parliament staffers took out their mobile phones to capture a glimpse of the cricketer.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • After taking oath, Tendulkar said it was a great honour for him to be nominated as a Rajya Sabha member by the President.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • Sachin is the first active sportsperson and cricketer to have been nominated to the Rajya Sabha under the Prominent Citizens Quota.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • There was a big question whether Sachin will accept this honour or not.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • Sachin had to wait to take his oath until the end of IPL season 5.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • Many celebrities believe Sachin will do a great job as Rajya Sabha MP.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • The nomination of Sachin had sparked a political slugfest with the opposition parties questioning the timing of the move by the government.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • Sachin takes oath as MP.
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  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
  • In pics: Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP