Rekha takes oath in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, May 15: Veteran film actor Rekha Tuesday took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha.

The actor, who was April 27 nominated by the president to the upper house, also met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh before taking oath.

A leading actress of the Hindi film industry in the 1970s and 1980s, Rekha took her oath in English. Wearing a golden silk sari, she sat in the upper house till halfway through question hour.

Rekha was nominated to the upper house along with social worker Anu Aga and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. While Aga was sworn in Sunday during a special sitting of parliament, Tendulkar is expected to take oath Wednesday, according to sources.