By CricketCountry Staff
New Delhi: May 14, 2012
India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will take oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Wednesday, May 16, reports say.
According to a report in the India Today, yesteryear Bollywood actress Rekha will take oath on Tuesday, May 15.
The Little Master was nominated for the Parliament by the central government in April , along with actress of yesteryear Rekha and industrialist Anu Aga.
The nomination of the three eminent personalities was approved by President Pratibha Patil under Article 80 of the Constitution that allows the President to nominate 12 members to the 250-member Upper House.
The names of Tendulkar, who has brought many a laurel to the country through his exploits in the game, Rekha, known for her brilliant and emotional portrayals in Hindi cinema in the 80s, and industrialist and social worker Aga were sent by the Prime Minister to the Home Ministry Thursday for approval by the President.
70-year-old Aga, former chairperson of Thermax Industries and a member of the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council, is a social worker who had figured among the richest Indians in the list by Forbes.