Ranjan Gogoi

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‘They will welcome me very soon,’ says Ranjan Gogoi amid Opposition staging walkout from Rajya Sabha

NEW DELHI: Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Thursday took oath as Rajya Sabha member amid uproar in the House.

“They will welcome me very soon. There are no critics,” Gogoi told reporters as he left the Parliament premises after taking oath as an MP of the Upper House. The members of opposition parties staged a walk out from the House as Gogoi took oath.

Meanwhile, Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad welcomed Gogoi in the Rajya Sabha.

President Ram Nath Kovind had nominated Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha on March 16.

Source: Times of India