Vice President and Upper House chairman Venkaiah Naidu presided the oath taking ceremony.
With this, Shah has made his maiden entry into the house of elders and so did Irani. The duo had won their seat from Gujarat by clinching 46 votes each.
After their victory lat week, PM Modi had congratulated the two.
“Congratulations to BJP President @AmitShah & ministerial colleague @smritiirani on getting elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat,” PM Modi had tweeted.
Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP pic.twitter.com/drad9oxHvc— ANI (@ANI) August 25, 2017
Delhi: Union Minister Smriti Irani takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP pic.twitter.com/zTl1S136WM— ANI (@ANI) August 25, 2017