Narendra Modi To Be Sworn-In As Prime Minister For Third Consecutive Term Today

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi will take oath as the Prime Minister of India today for the third consecutive term today.

The new Union Council of Ministers will also be administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy by President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The President had invited Mr Modi to form the new government. The swearing-in ceremony will be held at 7:15 PM in the evening.

On Friday, Mr Modi had met the President and staked claim to form the new government.

An NDA delegation led by BJP President JP Nadda had also met the President and submitted a letter stating that Mr Narendra Modi had been elected leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party. Letters of support from NDA constituent parties were also handed over to the President.
Akashvani correspondent reports that several leaders from neighbouring countries and Indian Ocean region have been invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony.
President of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe, President of Maldives Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, Vice-President of Seychelles Ahmed Afif, Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay will attend the ceremony.
The President of Maldives and Prime Minister of Mauritius arrived today for the ceremony in New Delhi for the ceremony. Prime Minister of Bangladesh and Vice President of Seychelles had arrived earlier.
In addition to participating in the swearing-in ceremony, the leaders will also attend a Banquet hosted by President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Delhi Police has taken stringent measures to ensure security during the event. Delhi Police has prohibited the flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms, including paragliders, paramotors, hang gliders, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and hot air balloons over Delhi during the swearing-in ceremony.
The ban will remain in place on the 9th and 10th of this month.

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