Narendra Modi To Take Oath Of Office For Second Term As Prime Minister: LIVE Updates Ahead Of Swearing-in Ceremony Here

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After a landslide victory of the NDA government by securing 353 Lok Sabha seats in 2019, eyes are now intact on the Cabinet composition of the new government, as PM Modi takes oath along with 40 Ministers on May 30.

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After a landslide victory of the NDA government by securing 353 Lok Sabha seats in 2019, eyes are now intact on the Cabinet composition of the new government, as PM Modi takes oath along with 40 Ministers on May 30.
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Smriti Z Irani takes the oath for Modi's cabinet 2.0 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. 

 

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Subrahmanyam Jaishankar 

 

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Thawar Chand Gehlot takes oath for the Modi's cabinet 2.0 at Rashtrapati Bhavan 

 

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Ravi Shankar Prasad takes the oath for Modi's cabinet 2.0 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

 

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Narendra Singh Tomar takes oath at the Rashtrapati Bhavan 

 

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LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan takes oath for at Rashtrapati Bhavan 

 

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Nirmala Sitharaman takes the oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan 

 

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Prime Minister Modi's mother Heeraben watching him take the oath.

 

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BJP chief Amit Shah takes the oath 

 

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Rajnath Singh takes the oath for Modi's cabinet 2.0

 

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Narendra Modi takes oath for the post of the Prime Minister 

 

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PM Modi greets the crowd  

 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his swearing-in ceremony in the Rashtrapati Bhavan

 

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6 months ago | May 30, 2019 18:59

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis at the swearing-in of PM Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan 

 

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Director-producer Karan Johar at the swearing-in of PM Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan

 

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Actress Kangana Ranaut at the swearing-in of PM Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan


 

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Sushma Swaraj at the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Modi 

 

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UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi arrive at the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

 

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Mukesh Ambani and  Nita Ambani at the swearing-in ceremony of PM Modi 

 

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives at swearing-in of PM Modi

 

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 BJP chief Amit Shah seated along with BJP leader Nitin Gadkari

 

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BJP chief Amit Shah meets National Vice president of BJP Baijayant Jay Panda as the swearing-in ceremony begins 

 

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Actor Anupam Kher attends Prime Minister's swearing-in. 

 

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Bollywood legend Jeetendra arrives in New Delhi ahead of the Modi's swearing-in 

 

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Jitu Vaghani tweets congratulatory message for Amit Shah confirming his induction in PM Modi's new cabinet 

 

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6 months ago | May 30, 2019 16:25

Here's the prospective list of NDA leaders who have received calls from BJP chief Amit Shah ahead of the Modi Cabinet's swearing-in 

 

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6 months ago | May 30, 2019 16:07

AP CM Jagan Mohan Reddy and Telangana CM KCR cancel plan to attend PM Modi's swearing-in after their flight does not get permission to land in Delhi

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Here is Prime Minister Modi's schedule immediately after swearing-in

Thursday, May 30, 2019

18:50 hours 
Arrival of dignitaries at Forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan

19:00 hours
Swearing-in ceremony

21:00 hours
Banquet hosted by the President

22:15 hours
Bilateral Meeting with the Prime Minister of India & H.E. Mr. Sooronbay Jeenbekov, President of Kyrgyz Republic
Venue: Rashtrapati Bhavan

Friday, May 31, 2019 

(Bilateral Meetings with the Prime Minister)

10:30 hours
H.E. Mr. Md. Abdul Hamid, President of People’s Republic of Bangladesh 

10:50 hours
H.E. Mr. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Srilanka

11:10 hrs
H.E. Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius

11:30 hours
Rt. Hon’ble Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal

11:50 hours
H.E. Dr. Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan
Venue: Hyderabad House

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6 months ago | May 30, 2019 14:10

Shiv Sena's Arvind Sawant gets a call from the PMO

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6 months ago | May 30, 2019 14:10

From the NDA allies, these MPs have got a call from PMO till now 

AIADMK's Raveendranath 
Apna Dal's Anupriya Patel

6 months ago | May 30, 2019 13:30

These MPs have also got a call from the PMO:

Harsimrat Kaur Badal - MP from Bhatinda, Punjab

Arjun Meghawal - MP from Bikaner, Rajasthan

Prahlad Patel - MP from Damoh, MP
 

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6 months ago | May 30, 2019 13:02

Sources said PMO has started making calls to the selected ministers for Modi Cabinet 2.0
Here's all who got call till now:

  • Rajnath Singh (BJP)
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad (BJP)
  • Ram Vilas Paswan (LJP)
  • Prakash Javadekar (BJP)
  • Ramdas Athawale (RPI)

 

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The Ministers who will take oath this evening will meet PM Modi at 4:30 PM today at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg

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6 months ago | May 30, 2019 12:29

Big Scoop on #ModiSarkar 2.0 - Every NDA ally will get only one ministerial position today

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6 months ago | May 30, 2019 12:07

Sensex rises over 200 points ahead of PM Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony

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As Prime Minister Modi is all set to take the oath for the PM post for the second consecutive time, 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.

 

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.


 

In 2014, when Narendra Modi took the oath for the first time, 24 Cabinet and 21 mInisters of state took the oath along with him. The guests included around 3500 dignitaries including head of SAARC countries ( Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives).

 

In 2019, as Modi takes the oath for his second consecutive term, here is the list of international leaders who will attend the ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

President of Bangladesh - Md. Abdul Hamid

President of Sri Lanka - Maithripala Sirisena

President of the Kyrgyz Republic - Sooronbay Jeenbekov 

President of Myanmar - U Win Myint

Prime Minister of Mauritius - Pravind Kumar Jugnauth

Prime Minister of Nepal -  K.P. Sharma Oli

Prime Minister of Bhutan - Dr. Lotay Tshering 

Special Envoy of Thailand - Mr. Grisada Boonrach

 

Ahead of the ceremony, the Traffic advisory for Delhi has been released, along with security and traffic arrangements for smooth conduct of the event. 

 

Below are the following roads in New Delhi District that will be closed for movement of the general public between 4PM-9PM. 

1.   Rajpath (from Vijay Chowk to Rashtrapati Bhawan)
2.  Vijay Chowk and adjoining areas including North and South fountain. 
3.  South Avenue
4.   North Avenue
5.  Dara-Shikoh Road 
6.  Church Road. 
 

 

Apart from that the who's who of the country from sports legends to film personalities will be in attendance at the ceremony from Rahul Dravid and Saina Nehwal to Rajinikanth and Shah Rukh Khan. Industry bigwigs such as Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani, and Ratan Tata have also been invited for the event. 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. Former sprinter P T Usha, cricketers Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Harbhajan Singh, badminton ace Saina Nehwal, badminton coach Pulella Gopichand and gymnast Dipa Karmakar are among the sports personalities invited to the ceremony, the sources said. Several film stars, including Kangana Ranaut, Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Bhansali, Karan Johar, and Rajnikanth, have also been invited. 

 

The invites have been sent out to leaders in the lengths and breaths of the country as well where the Congress president Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh, CM elect Jagan Mohan Reddy and Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy have confirmed their presence, the likes of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan have refused to attend the event. 

 

As the day began, PM-elect Modi paid tributes to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Sadaiv Atal Samadhi and to martyrs at National War Memorial in New Delhi. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lamba and Vice Chief of Air Force Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria also accompanied him to pay tribute to the fallen heroes. 

 

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