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Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Sonia Gandhi takes oath as Rajya Sabha member from Rajasthan

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- April 04th 2024 02:05 PM
Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Sonia Gandhi takes oath as Rajya Sabha member from Rajasthan

Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Sonia Gandhi takes oath as Rajya Sabha member from Rajasthan

Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi sworn in as a Rajya Sabha MP from Rajasthan for the first time, occupying the seat left vacant by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who completed his tenure on April 3 ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2024. 

Sonia Gandhi took the oath as a Rajya Sabha MP in the presence of Leader of the House, Piyush Goyal, and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge. Also in attendance were her daughter, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, Harivansh, and Secretary-General, P C Mody.


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Taking to their X handle several Congress leaders congratulated Sonia Gandhi. 

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Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge sent her best wishes for the new beginnings in the Upper House after completing 25 years in Lok Sabha and wrote, “My best wishes to the Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson, Smt. Sonia Gandhi as she begins her new innings, by taking oath in the Rajya Sabha, today. Her courageous resilience and dignified grace, in the wake of adversity and upheaval, shall continue to guide our Parliamentary strategy. She has completed 25 years serving the Lok Sabha, and now my fellow members and I await her presence in the Upper House. I wish her a fruitful tenure ahead.”

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Amarinder Singh Raja Warring also took to X handle and wrote, “Congratulations to Sonia Gandhi on her swearing-in as a Rajya Sabha MP from Rajasthan! Your leadership is truly inspiring, and I look forward to your valuable contributions in shaping the nation's future.”

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