Sachin Tendulkar sworn in as Rajya Sabha MP, as he takes oath in in the chamber of the Rajya Sabha chairman. Sachin was nominated by the government as Rajya Sabha MP on April 27 along with the other. He was named as one of the 12 presidential nominees for Rajya Sabha membership, who were selected having some special knowledge or practical experience in the filed of literature, science, art and social service.
"Cricket comes first", Sachin said after he take oath as Rajya Sabha member to the reporters. He told that he is selected as MP because cricket- "I am here because of my cricketing career. I cannot take any focus away from my cricket. That is where it all started for me. I will focus on my cricket and as and when I stop playing cricket, I don't know, when I will start attending to other things".
Sachin had said that is main focus will be on the cricket of which was nominated as MP, he also added that he will not only promote cricket but other sports as well. Sachin was not able to oath as MP as he was busy in IPL during the budget session.