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Sachin Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha member

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar begins a new innings today as he has been sworn in as a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha by Chairman Dr Hamid Ansari.

Sachin enters Rajya Sabha

Sachin Tendulkar took oath as a Rajya Sabha member and said he was now in a better position not only to help cricket but other sports as well. Nominated to the Rajya Sabha April 27, Sachin took oath in the chamber of Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari. He took his oath in Hindi. "It is a great honour to be nominated a Rajya Sabha member and I thank all for showing faith in me and bestowing this honour," Sachin said.