Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Friday welcomed government`s nomination of Sachin Tendulkar as member of Rajya Sabha.
"We welcome it," the DMK patriarch said in his response to reporters` queries in this regard.
Various parties, including BJP and CPI-M, have welcomed Tendulkar`s nomination as member of Rajya Sabha.
The Home Ministry today issued a notification formally nominating master batsman Sachin Tendulkar, actress Rekha and industrialist Anu Aga as members of Rajya Sabha.
The notification was issued a day after President Pratibha Patil gave her approval to the government`s proposal to make them members of the Upper House.