Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh):
Sangeeta Chauhan, spouse of former Indian cricketer and cupboard minister Chetan Chauhan on Thursday took oath as MLA, days after registering victory from Nauwagan Sadat in Assembly bypolls.
She took the oath within the chamber of Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit.
The Speaker mentioned that six new members will quickly take the oath.
“Seven members have been elected to the Assembly in recent bypolls. The remaining six members will take oath soon,” he informed ANI.
Polling on seven Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh which went to bypolls was held on November three and the outcomes have been introduced on November 10. BJP received six of the seven seats in by-elections, whereas the Samajwadi Party (SP) secured one seat within the state.
Chetan Chauhan, was Uttar Pradesh Minister for Sainik Welfare, Home Guards, Civil Security and Prantiya Rakshak Dal (PRD). He handed away in Gurugram on August 16. He was admitted to a hospital after testing constructive for COVID-19.