Reacting to the controversy over his low attendance in Parliament, Sachin Tendulkar on Friday said that the bypass surgery on his brother Ajit led to his absence from the Rajya Sabha.
Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Friday gave a clean chit to legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and former Bollywood actress Rekha over their regular absence from the Parliament.
Sachin Tendulkar, despite his God-like status in India, thanks to his exploits in cricketing fields, is yet to mark his attendance in Parliament this year.
Nominated member Anu Aga expressed profound disappointment over having to wait for two-long years till on Thursday to make her maiden speech in the Rajya Sabha due to "frequent disruptions"
The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea challenging the nomination of cricketer Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha.
Anu Aga on Sunday took oath as a member of Rajya Sabha.
An industrialist and social worker, Aga (70) is also a member of the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council.
Day in Pics: 24th October
Showbiz World - October 24, 2014
Aamir Khan's sensational 'PK' posters