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  • Friday, 19 July, 2024
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Narendra Modi becomes 1st prime minister after Jawaharlal Nehru to be sworn in for a third consecutive term

8,000 guests, including national and international leaders, were invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony. The varied guest list included outgoing Parliamentarians, BJP leaders, opposition leaders, current MLAs and MLCs, celebrated doctors, lawyers, religious leaders, sanitation workers, rat-hole miners, and heads of state from neighbouring countries.

Last week, Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India for the third term at a swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The oath was administered by President Droupadi Murmu in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on June 9 at 7:15 pm.


The Modi 3.0 cabinet will be 72 minister strong. The team includes 30 other Cabinet Ministers, 5 Minister of State with Independent Charge and 36 Ministers of State. PM Modi retained his top ministers for key cabinet positions, with multiple positions allotted to NDA allies.


8,000 guests, including national and international leaders, were invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony. The varied guest list included outgoing Parliamentarians, BJP leaders, opposition leaders, current MLAs and MLCs, celebrated doctors, lawyers, religious leaders, sanitation workers, rat-hole miners, and heads of state from neighbouring countries.


International leaders such as President of Sri Lanka, H.E. Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe; President of Maldives, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Muizzu; Vice-President of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Afif; Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina; Prime Minister of Mauritius, H.E. Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth; Prime Minister of Nepal, H.E. Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’; and Prime Minister of Bhutan, H.E. Mr. Tshering Tobgay, industrialists Gautam Adani, Mukesh Ambani, superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar are among the guests attending PM-designate Narendra Modi's oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday.


In the 2024 general elections, BJP secured 240 seats while the NDA alliance bagged 293 seats, securing a majority. On the other hand, the Congress won 99 seats in the general election, while the INDIA bloc bagged 234 seats.

 

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