Ending speculations hour before the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Gujarat Minister and BJP's Gujarat Chief Jitu Vaghani said that he met BJP chief Amit Shah and congratulated him for being the part of the upcoming Modi government. It was highly speculated that Amit Shah will take up a ministerial position in the new government, with top sources suggesting that he is in line to be the next Finance Minister.
Hours before the swearing-in, Gujarat Minister Vaghani took to Twitter and congratulated Amit Shah for his position in the Cabinet.
Here's his tweet:
"Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, I met and congratulated our visionary and guide Amit Shah for being a part of the Union cabinet."
In the past two days before the swearing-in of the Prime Minister, BJP chief Amit Shah met Narendra Modi several times and held meetings as long as for six hours to decide the formation of the Modi's upcoming cabinet. Amit Shah who was a Rajya Sabha member was elected to the Lok Sabha as a member of Parliament from Gandhinagar constituency of Gujarat in the Lok Sabha elections 2019.
Prime Minister Modi will take the oath for the post at 7 in the evening on May 30. Preparations are underway in the Rashtrapati Bhavan to welcome 8000 guests including foreign dignitaries. A highest ever 8,000 guests, including VVIPs, will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his council of ministers Thursday. Apart from the BIMSTEC country leaders, who's who of the sports and film fraternity will also attend Prime Minister's swearing-in.
As the day began Narendra Modi paid his tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajgath, to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Sadaiv Atal Samadhi, and to the martyrs at National War Memorial in New Delhi.
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