Sonia Gandhi retained the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency within the lately concluded basic elections.
United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi took oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha immediately. Ms Gandhi, who retained the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency, took her oath in Hindi on the second day of the maiden session of the brand new Decrease Home.
Her son and Congress President Rahul Gandhi gave the impression to be capturing the second on his cell phone from the opposition benches.
Whereas there was a loud thumping of desks by the Congress members, voices have been heard from the Bharatiya Janata Occasion benches “greeting” Sonia Gandhi “for taking oath in Hindi”.
Instantly after her, BJP MP and former minister Maneka Gandhi was administered the oath and she or he and her sister-in-law Sonia Gandhi greeted one another with folded palms.
Maneka Gandhi was elected from Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh. Her son Varun Gandhi, who was elected from Pilibhit, additionally took oath.
Alphabetical order is adopted for states in administering oath to their members.
The maiden session of 17th Lok Sabha commenced yesterday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, House Minister Amit Shah and Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari among the many outstanding members who took oath on the primary day.