After YS Jagan Mohan Reddy sworn-in as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh at 12:23 PM on May 30, PM Narendra Modi extended his wishes to the YSR Congress Party president.
In a tweet, PM Narendra Modi congratulating the new chief minister assured full co-operation from the Centre to Andhra Pradesh.
His tweet read: Congratulations to Jagan Mohan Reddy on taking oath as Andhra Pradesh’s Chief Minister. I assure full cooperation from the Centre. We will work together to take Andhra Pradesh to new heights.
Later in the evening, a highest-ever 8,000 guests, including VVIPs, will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his council of ministers on Thursday.
Rashtrapati Bhavan kitchen's specialty 'Dal Raisina' will be served to foreign delegates in a dinner to be hosted by President Ram Nath Kovind to dignitaries after the function.
The swearing-in ceremony will be of about 90 minutes and after that, a dinner will be served to around 40 dignitaries, including Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and the prime minister, besides leaders of all BIMSTEC countries, Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson Ashok Malik said Wednesday.
There will be light snacks for the guests attending the swearing-in ceremony like 'Paneer Tikka', the official said.
The who's who of the country from sports legends Rahul Dravid and Saina Nehwal to movie superstars Rajinikanth and Shah Rukh Khan have been invited and besides Ambani, Adani, and Tata, business honchos Ajay Piramal, John Chambers, and Bill Gates have also been an extended invitation for Modi's swearing-in.
The opposition leaders who have been invited include Congress president Rahul Gandhi, TMC supremo, and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Karnataka Chief Minister
H D Kumaraswamy, Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao, AAP supremo, and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
(With PTI inputs)