WATCH | Kiren Rijiju Takes Oath As A Newly-inducted Minister Of State (MoS Independent Charge) In The Modi Cabinet 2.0 At The Swearing-in Ceremony At Rashtrapati Bhavan

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BJP's Kiren Rijiju took oath as a Union Minister at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday. He had held the portfolio of Union Minister of State for Home in PM Narendra Modi's previous term in the government.

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Updated On:

BJP's Kiren Rijiju took oath as a Union Minister at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday. He had held the portfolio of Union Minister of State for Home in PM Narendra Modi's previous term in the NDA-led government.

He won from his seat of Arunachal West, Arunachal Pradesh with a stunning 225796 votes defeating Congress' Nabam Tuki in the recently concluded Lok Sabha election.

Here's his oath of office:

"I, Kiren Rijiju, do swear in the name of God (or, solemnly affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by 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 people in accordance with the Constitution and the law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will."

The oath of secrecy reads:

"I, Kiren Rijiju, do swear in the name of God (or, solemnly affirm) that I will not directly or indirectly communicate or reveal to any person or persons any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as a Minister for the Union except as may be required for the due discharge of my duties as such Minister".

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Pictures of him taking the oath are below:

A highest ever 8,000 guests, including VVIPs, attended the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his council of ministers on Thursday. May 30.

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