Congress leader Ahmed Patel takes oath as Rajya Sabha member

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 28 Aug 2017 11:07 AM GMT

Congress leader Ahmed Patel takes oath as Rajya Sabha member
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New Delhi: Ahmed Patel, political secretary of Senior Congress leader and party President Sonia Gandhi, on Monday took oath as a Rajya Sabha member.

Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu administered the oath of office to Patel in his chamber in the presence of Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien, Leader of the House Arun Jaitley, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad and several others.

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  • Patel was elected to the upper House from Gujarat earlier this month.
  • This is his fifth Rajya Sabha term.

It may be mentioned that, Patel won a bitterly fought election on August 9, by defeating his rival Bharatiya Janata Party's Balvantsinh Rajput, a Congress defector.

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Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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