(PM Narendra Modi taking oath as Prime Minister at New Delhi on Sunday)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath as Indian Prime Minister for the third consecutive term at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi on Sunday .

President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office to PM Modi and his Cabinet colleagues, senior BJP leaders Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and Amit Shah, among others .

BJP president JP Nadda, who hails from Himachal Pradesh, also took oath as a Cabinet Minister and has returned to the Cabinet after five years. However, outgoing  Information and Broadcasting  Minister Anurag Thakur has not found a place in the first list of ministers .  

PM Modi (73) is the second Prime Minister, after the first Prime Minister of India Jawahar Lal Nehru, to become the Indian PM for the third consecutive term. He was elected the PM in 2014 and in 2019.

 Top leaders from India’s neighbouring  countries .i.e. – Maldives President Mohamed Maize, Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina, Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Bhutanese PM Tshering Tobgay and Vice-President of Seychelles Ahmed Afif — were special guests at the function

Members from the transgender community, sanitation workers and labourers involved in the construction of the new parliament building, who were the special invitees , among hosts of dignitaries from India and abroad, attended the swearing in ceremony.  

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