Karuna welcomes Tendulkar's nomination as RS member



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.

PTI