Rahul Gandhi takes oath as Lok Sabha member amid cheers from opposition benches

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday took oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha amid cheers from the opposition benches. He took the oath in English. Gandhi, who got elected to the Lower House of Parliament for a fourth consecutive term, however, forgot the customary practice of signing the Lok Sabha…

Rahul Gandhi takes oath as Lok Sabha member amid cheers from opposition benches

NEW DELHI: Congress president

Rahul Gandhi

on Monday took oath as a member of the 17th

Lok Sabha

amid cheers from the opposition benches. He took the oath in English.

Gandhi, who got elected to the Decrease House of

Parliament

for a fourth consecutive time duration, on the opposite hand, forgot the in fashion-or-backyard bid of signing the Lok Sabha register and started strolling against his seat after taking oath.

He change into without delay known as back by defence minister Rajnath Singh and Lok Sabha staffers to signal the register.

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi thumped the desk, in conjunction with other Congress members, after Rahul Gandhi’s title change into known as by the Secretary Overall of the Lok Sabha for taking oath as a member.

The Congress president came late to the Lok Sabha and change into no longer display within the House when High Minister Narendra Modi and his cupboard colleagues took oath.

Rahul Gandhi change into elected from Wayanad in Kerala this time.


My 4th consecutive time duration as a Member of the #LokSabha begins nowadays. Representing Wayanad, Kerala, I birth my contemporary inn… https://t.co/miXKCuthKX

— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1560762498000

He had also contested from his in fashion Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh, but change into defeated by BJP chief and Union minister Smriti Irani by a margin of over 55,000 votes.

Minutes sooner than taking oath, he tweeted, “Representing Wayanad, Kerala, I birth my contemporary innings in Parliament by taking my oath this afternoon, asserting that I will maintain genuine religion and allegiance to the Constitution of India.”


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