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Finally Sachin Tendulkar arrives in Rajya Sabha, Twitterati call him 'Eid Ka Chand'
Former Indian cricketer who is popularly known as 'God of Cricket' finally attended the Rajya Sabha proceedings on Thursday after the issue of his absence from the Upper House was raised as well as discussed by Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal.

While attending the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha, the Master Blaster was spotted sitting quietly and did not ask even a single question. Besides Sachin, boxer Mary Kom was also seen in the Upper House attending the proceedings of the House.

Earlier on Tuesday, Senior leader of Samajwadi Party, Naresh Agarwal had raised the question of the absence of celebrity members from the House suggesting to disqualify their membership status from the Parliament. Agarwal said, "Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha should resign if they are not interested in Parliament."

Tendulkar and veteran Bollywood actress Rekha had been nominated as worst performers in terms of their attendance in the House among 12 other nominated members, according to an analysis by, a data journalism portal.

Other nominated members are Anu Aga, Sambhaji Chhatrapati, Swapan Dasgupta, Roopa Ganguly, Narendra Jadhav, MC Mary Kom, K Parasaran, Gopi Suresh, Subramanian Swamy and KTS Tulsi who were also nominated in the same category.

Meanwhile, many social media users took jibesat Tendulkar for attending the Rajya Sabha proceedings after a long-long time. One Twitter users even referred to him as 'Eid ka Chand', while others said that he had attended the Rajya Sabha to promote his recently released movie.

"In 2017, India achieved 2 things for which it was waiting for many years —Implementing GST & this sight," one of the social media users wrote on Twitter by sharing a photo of Tendulkar in attendance.


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