Those who took oath are Niranjan Reddy Sirgapoor and Ryaga Krishnaiah (both of YSRCP) from Andhra Pradesh, Damodar Rao Divakonda and B Parthasaradhi Reddy (both of TRS) from Telangana and Niranjan Bishi (of BJD) from Odisha. While Ryaga Krishnaiah, Damodar Rao Divakonda and B Parthasaradhi Reddy took oath in Telugu, Niranjan Reddy Siragapoor did so in English.
Niranjan Bishi has been elected to the Rajya Sabha in the Bye-election to fill the casual vacancy caused in the Rajya Sabha due to the resignation of Subhash Chandra Singh. He took oath in Oriya.
Harivansh, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, V Muraleedharan, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and External Affairs, Secretary-General, Rajya Sabha and other senior officers of the Rajya Sabha Secretariat were also present on the occasion.
The MPs were elected unopposed from the respective states earlier.