New Delhi: Having sweeping the results of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 with overall majority of 336 by the NDA (National Democratic Alliance), Narendra Modi is all set to sworn in as India’s 16th Prime Minister.
Like the 2014 oath taking ceremony, this year as well the ceremony will witness the presence of eminent world leaders. Over 8,000 guests will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. Apart from the leaders of BIMSTEC countries, including Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan, heads of the states from Kyrgyzstan and Mauritius will also grace the ceremony flaunted as the biggest ever event that is being held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Modi's swearing-in ceremony in 2014 was attended by around 5,000 people. This time too, the swearing-in ceremony will take place at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan at 7 PM.
Post the ceremony; the guests will be treated with high tea and snacks including samosas, paneer items and sweets. President Ram Nath Kovind will also host a dinner with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options for the foreign leaders. The dinner will also be attended by Prime Minister Modi and other top leaders of the country. The leaders from the opposition parties, chief ministers of different states, ambassadors, diplomats and celebrities from Bollywood will also attend the event.