New Delhi : Three Rajya Sabha members from Kerala took oath in place of the three retirees from the parliament today.
Those sworn in Wednesday include Elamaram Kareem and Binoy Viswam from CPM and lone UDF candidate Jose K Mani from Kerala Congress (M).
The seats were vacated by outgoing MPs Prof P J Kurien(Congress), Joy Abraham (Kerala Congress) and CP Narayanan (CPM).
The new members took oath soon after the proceedings of the upper house began.
Three presidential nominees also were inducted today comprising classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, sculptor Rahunath mohaptra and author Rakesh Sinha.