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Actress-turned politician Ramya, Suresh take oath in LS

New Delhi, Aug 26 , 2013(PTI) 17:03 IST
New Lok Sabha MPs and Kannada star Ramya and DK Suresh at Parliament House in New Delhi on Monday during ongoing monsoon session. PTI Photo
Two newly elected Congress members from Karnataka - actress-turned politician Ramya and D K Suresh - took oath in the Lok Sabha today.

The new members took oath in Kannada language soon after the House met for the day.

In the recently held bye-elections, multi-lingual actress Ramya on her electoral debut had defeated C S Puttaraju of JD (S) in Mandya, the nucleus of his party's Vokkaliga vote base, by 67,611 votes.

Suresh, brother of state party leader D K Shivakumar, had defeated former Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha Kumaraswamy of JD(S) by over 1.37 lakh votes.

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