Actress-turned politician Ramya, Suresh take oath

Two newly elected Congress members from Karnataka - actress-turned politician Ramya and DK Suresh - took oath in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

New Delhi: Two newly elected Congress members from Karnataka - actress-turned politician Ramya and DK Suresh - took oath in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

The new members took oath in Kannada language soon after the House met for the day.

In the recently held by-elections, multi-lingual actress Ramya on her electoral debut had defeated CS Puttaraju of JD (S) in Mandya, the nucleus of his party`s Vokkaliga vote base, by 67,611 votes.

Suresh, brother of state party leader D K Shivakumar, had defeated former Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy`s wife Anitha Kumaraswamy of JD(S) by over 1.37 lakh votes.

PTI

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