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‘Eid Ka Chand’: Sachin Tendulkar attends Rajya Sabha and Twitterati have a field day

While many took jibes on his frenzied promotions of his biopic which was recently released, others nicknamed him the obvious — 'Eid Ka Chand'. And many related his track record of attending Rajya Sabha sessions to their attendance in college.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 3, 2017 3:12 pm
“Eid ka chand”! (Source: Sagarcasm/Twitter)

Yes, it happened. Sachin Tendulkar, the god of Indian cricket, who is also a Rajya Sabha MP, attended a session in the Parliament on August 3. Reportedly, it was only recently that Naresh Agarwal, a Samajwadi Party MP, questioned the absence of Rajya Sabha members. While Tendulkar attended the proceedings, people on the Internet decided to go to town, joking about his abysmal attendance record as an MP. Boxer Mary Kom was also present in the House, but no prizes for guessing, the legendary cricketer was at the receiving end of all the jokes on Twitter.

While many took jibes on his frenzied promotions of his biopic which was recently released, others nicknamed him the obvious — ‘Eid Ka Chand’. And many related his track record of attending Rajya Sabha sessions to their attendance in college. “In 2017, India achieved 2 things for which it was waiting for many years —Implementing GST & this sight,” wrote one Twitter user, sharing a photo of Tendulkar in attendance. Needless to say, it was a laugh riot on the micro-blogging site.

Check out some of the reactions his turn up at the House resulted in on Twitter.

 

On a serious note, while questioning the absence of celebrity Rajya Sabha members from the House, Agarwal also suggested they be disqualified from their memebership. “Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha should resign if they are not interested in Parliament,” Agarwal had said.

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    Sundaram Kumar
    Aug 3, 2017 at 6:26 pm
    Lekin eid katham hone kw baad ye chamd nikla, der aaye par drust aaye
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    1. Mehar Bhai
      Aug 3, 2017 at 6:04 pm
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        Citizen
        Aug 3, 2017 at 5:56 pm
        Waste of public money on these nominated guys. In fact the supposed to be elders house has become a shelter for disgruntled,defeated party candidates. It should be changed to limit the number to 3/5 from each state directly elected. Jaihind
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          sri.s
          Aug 3, 2017 at 5:44 pm
          He should resign from RS. Have some shame Sachin!
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          1. H
            Hardwork honesty truth
            Aug 3, 2017 at 5:01 pm
            In india idol worship (vyakiti puja) is a curse. That is why british and mughals ruled this country. You people go crazy after media created stars. sachin, salman, srk, modi, rahul, etc. etc. these are ordinary people doing hard work dont worhsip them worhip and follow their hardwork. shouting sachin sachin sachin will not help you in any way. OR you will always be Gulam calling everyone SIR SIR SIR
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