Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Rajya Sabha (RS), Arun Jaitley, took oath once again as Finance Minister, after his re-election as RS member. Jaitley was one among nine BJP leaders who contested from Uttar Pradesh (UP) and got elected. He was sworn in by Vice-President and Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Venkaiah Naidu, in the latter's chambers in Parliament. The remaining eight BJP leaders were also victorious. Voting for 25 RS seats was held in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Telangana.