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Jaitley takes oath as Rajya Sabha member for new term

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Jaitley, re-elected to the last month, on Sunday took oath for a new six-year term.

"Took oath of office as member representing Uttar Pradesh," Jaitley tweeted, attaching pictures of the oath-taking ceremony held in M. Venkaiah Naidu's chamber in Parliament House here.

Union Ministers Ananth Kumar, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goyal, Hardeep S. Puri, and were present.

of Opposition in the Ghulam Nabi Azad and several senior BJP leaders, including MPs Bhupender Yadav, Jagadambika Pal, and Karnataka's former were also there.

Jaitley was appointed of the House on April 2 but could not take oath as a Rajya Sabha member for the fourth term earlier due to ill-health.

Suffering from a kidney problem, he was admitted to the All Institute of Medical Sciences here on April 6.

He was slated to undergo a but was discharged after for three days since the donor's organ "did not match".

While he was earlier elected to the for three consecutive terms from Gujarat, this time he has been elected from



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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 16:44 IST