Rekha, Sachin gets Rajya Sabha nomination

Yesteryears actress Rekha and cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar was nominated for Rajya Sabha member. Sachin Tendulkar, 39 who hold uncountable records and brought pride to the country has been recommended for nomination as members of Rajya Sabha along with Rekha who ablaze the silver screen with her marvelous acting. Rekha one of the leading heroines of 80’s was honored with many awards for her films.

Sachin’s nomination came as a surprise as he was not conferred with Bharat Ratna after so much demand and debate. The nomination of the two has been approved by President Pratibha Patil. In March, Sachin completed the historic achievement of scoring 100 international centuries.

Earlier in the day, Tendulkar and his wife Anjali, met Congress President Sonia Gandhi at her residence.

Tendulkar would be the first active sportsman and a cricketer to be nominated to Rajya Sabha.

The House already has few well-known celebrities.