PM Narendra Modi Oath Ceremony as 15th Prime Minister of India

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On Friday “The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, met the President Ram Nath Kovind and tendered his resignation along with the council of ministers. The President has accepted the resignation and requested Shri Narendra Modi and the council of ministers to continue till the new government assumes office,” said a communique from Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Sh. Narendra Modi is likely to take the oath, along with his new ministry, on the evening of May 30 in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan. Modi will take the oath as India’s 15th Prime Minister at Rashtrapati Bhavan along with his council of ministers.

In 2014, Narendra Modi took oath on May 26.

Modi’s 2014 oath ceremony was a major diplomatic event. However, officially there is no update whether the 2019 swearing-in ceremony will be a grand celebration or a low-key event.

The BJP alliance National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has won a total of 351 seats in the 542-seat Lok Sabha.

Here are the live updates

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Thailand’s Ambassador to India Chutintorn Gongsakdi says, “We have come to celebrate India’s vibrant and resilient democracy.”

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in New Delhi

Myanmar President arrived in New Delhi

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh will not attend Prime Minister’s oath-taking ceremony, his media adviser said.

In his third tweet, PM Modi writes, Our Government will leave no stone unturned to safeguard India’s unity and integrity. National security is our priority. “India is proud of all those brave men and women martyred in the line of duty.”

Later PM Modi writes, “He (Atal Bihari Vajpayee) would have been very happy to see BJP get such a great opportunity to serve people.” Modi along with Amit Shah paid their respects to the former PM at Sadaiv Atal memorial. Here are a few glimpses.

PM tweeted about Gandhi “May this special occasion further popularise Bapu’s noble ideals and continue inspiring us to empower the lives of the poor, downtrodden and marginalise,”

Prime Minister of Bhutan Dr. Lotay Tshering arrived in New Delhi

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Narendra Modi will take oath as the prime minister for the second consecutive term at 7 pm today in Rashtrapati Bhawan.


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