Newly-elected Trinamool Congress MPs Nusrat Jahan Ruhi recently tied the knot with Kolkata-based businessman Nikhil Jain, took oath as a member of the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Another actress Mimi Chakraborty also took oath as members of the Lok Sabha on June 25.
Dressed in a beautiful pink and white saree, wearing ‘sindoor’ with wrists full of bangles and hands covered in beautiful curls and swirls of henna designs, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP made her way to the microphone to read out her oath in Bangla before which She opened her oath by greeting fellow lawmakers. “As-salamu alaykum, Namaskar., ending it with phrases such as ‘Vande Matram’ and ‘Jai Bangla’.
The TMC lawmaker followed by her friend Mimi Chakraborty, who just like Nusrat, took the oath in Bengali later touched the feet of Speaker Om Birla and sought his blessings.
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Following her friends lead, Mimi too concluded her speech with “Jai Bangla, Jai Bharat, Vande Mataram.”
The two had skipped oath-taking for Lok Sabha members on June 17 and 18 owing to Nusrat’s wedding festivities happened in Turkey and were attended by close friends and family including her friend Mimi Chakraborty
The two actors-turned-political plunge this year and won from Basirhat and Jadavpur parliamentary constituencies, respectively.
Both were swarmed by media when they stepped out of Parliament. The actresses, struggling to make their way out of the House, had to raise their voice at the reporters to not push and give them way to pass.
The netizens felt that their choice of clothes to attend a session in Parliament, which is considered as a ‘temple of democracy’, was appropriate.