WATCH: Narendra Modi Takes Oath As The Prime Minister Of India, Begins His Second Term In Office

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the oath to his second consecutive term in office on May 30 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan's Forecourt at 7:05 PM in the presence of over 8,000 guests at the occasion.  

Written By Monica Aggarwal | Mumbai | Updated On:

Narendra Modi took the oath as the Prime Minister of India, beginning his second consecutive term in office at 7:05 pm on May 30 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan's Forecourt in the presence of over 8,000 guests.  

Here is the oath: 

"I, Narendra Damodardas Modi do swear in the name of God that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution as established by the law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India, that I will faithfully and conscientiously discharge my duties as a Minister for the Union and that I will do right to all manner of the people in accordance with the Constitution and the law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will."

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Moments after Narendra Modi took his oath as the Prime Minister of India, the PMO's official Twitter handle posted a tweet:

Along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Ram Vilas Paswan also took oath to office in the Modi Cabinet. 

On May 23, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to a landslide victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, by winning a total of 353 seats, with BJP winning 303 seats on its own out of the 542 Parliamentary seats that went to polls in the seven-phase elections. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led by PM Modi and Amit Shah won the highest ever seats in the Lok Sabha in this election, by sweeping states like Rajasthan, Gujarat and Delhi.

PM Modi emerged victorious and retained his Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in the 2019 polls, with a massive vote-share of 63.62 per cent (67,3453). 

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