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Narendra Modi swearing-in ceremony Live Updates: Modi takes oath as India's PM

May 30, 2019, 21:21 IST | mid-day online desk Check for updates

Narendra Modi takes oath of office as Prime Minister of India for the second term. Modi led his party to a historic win in the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

  • May 30, 2019, 21:21 IST

    BIMSTEC leaders greet PM Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind on stage.

  • May 30, 2019, 21:14 IST

    President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to end the swearing-in ceremony. In today's swearing-in ceremony 25 Cabinet ministers, nine Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and 24 Ministers of State were sworn into the Council of Ministers to be led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his second consecutive term. The swearing-in ceremony ended with the National anthem.

  • May 30, 2019, 21:08 IST

    Kailash Choudhary, RK Singh, and Debasree Chaudhari take oaths as ministers in the Union Cabinet. And here comes the Group photograph of the 'Union Council of Ministers' with President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu.

  • May 30, 2019, 21:05 IST

    Newly elected Member of Parliament from Balasore, Odisha, Pratap Chandra Sarangi takes oath as Minister of State in Modi Government.

  • May 30, 2019, 20:52 IST

    Did you know, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a lot like us when it comes to travelling? He certainly travels for work but makes sure to click pictures, interact with commoners, indulge in local delicacies just like us. Don't believe us. Have a look at the below pictures:

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    Namo travel

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    Namo travel cycle

  • May 30, 2019, 20:42 IST

    Sanjeev Balyan, Sanjay Shamrao, Suresh Angadi and Anurag Thakur take oath as MoS in the Modi government.

  • May 30, 2019, 20:35 IST

    Babul Supriyo takes oath as Minister of State in the Modi government.

  • May 30, 2019, 20:33 IST

    VK Singh, Krishan Pal Gurjar, KishanReddy, Raosaheb Danve, Ramdas Athawale and Parshottam Rupala take oath as Minister of State under the Modi Government.

  • May 30, 2019, 20:27 IST

    That historic moment when PM Narendra Modi began his oath:

    "I, Narendra Damodardas Modi, do swear in the name of God/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," he read out his oath.

    His oath began and ended with crowds chanting his name, Modi Modi"!

    Modi PallavPic/Pallav Paliwal

  • May 30, 2019, 20:18 IST

    Prahlad Singh Patel, R K Singh, Hardeep Singh Puri, Mansukh Mandaviya and Faggan Singh Kulaste take oath as Minister of State under the Modi Government.

  • May 30, 2019, 20:13 IST

    Business tycoon Mukesh Ambani greets South superstar Rajnikant with a warm hug at PM Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony at Delhi. 

    MukeshPic/Pallav Paliwal

  • May 30, 2019, 20:11 IST

    Amidst the swearing-in ceremony in Delhi, the official website of the BJP’s Delhi state unit is hacked. The site is taken offline for 'maintenance'.

  • May 30, 2019, 20:07 IST

    Kiren Rijiju, Jitendra Singh take oath as Minister of State in the Modi Government.

  • May 30, 2019, 20:04 IST

    Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Rao Inderjit Singh, and Shripad Naik take oath as Union Minister in the Modi government.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:59 IST

    Here's how Netizens are congratulating PM Narendra Modi on his second term as he took oath as India's Prime Minister once again.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:54 IST

    Mahendra Nath Pandey takes oath as Union Minister. Besides him, Shiv Sena politician Arvind Sawant, who retained his seat by defeating Congress' Milind Deora by 1,00,067 vote, took oath as Union Minister. Giriraj Singh also took oath as a Union Minister in PM Narendra Modi's Government.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:50 IST

    Pralhad Joshi, who is among few of the fresh faces chosen for PM Narendra Modi's new government, takes oath as Union Minister.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:48 IST

    Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi takes oath as a Union Minister.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:45 IST

    After Harsh Vardhan, Prakash Javadekar takes oath as Union Minister.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:42 IST

    Piyush Goyal started as Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy under the 2014 Modi government. Later on, he went on to become the Minister of Railways and Minister of Coal and even presented Modi government's last budget in order to fill in for Jaitley in the finance ministry as well.

    Piyush oathPiyush Goyal takes oath as Union Minister. Pic/Twitter ANI

  • May 30, 2019, 19:40 IST

    Harsh Vardhan, who held the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and Ministry of Earth Sciences in the previous NDA government takes oath as Union Minister.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:38 IST

    Smriti Irani, who emerged as a giant-killer by dealing a shock defeat to Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi takes oath as Union Minister. The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections was the first election fought by the Congress party with Rahul Gandhi as party President.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:33 IST

    Thawar Chand Gehlot who was the Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment in the last Narendra Modi cabinet and is a prominent Scheduled Caste leader, took oath as Union Minister. Former Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar also took oath as Union Minister.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:31 IST

    Former Union Cabinet minister of Food Processing and Member of Parliament from Bathinda, Harsimrat Kaur Badal took the oath of office and secrecy. Harsimrat won the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections by a massive margin, defeating Amrinder Singh Raja Warring of the Congress by a margin of 21,772 votes.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:26 IST

    BJP workers across the country celebrate as Narendra Modi takes oath as the Prime Minister for a second term.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:23 IST

    Here is the text of the oath of secrecy that ministers take:

    "I, (name), do swear in the name of God/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."

     

  • May 30, 2019, 19:21 IST

    Ram Vilas Paswan who was the Cabinet Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution takes oath as a Union Minister along with Narendra Singh Tomar.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:18 IST

    Nirmala Sitharam became the first woman Defence Minister in the country when she was inducted into the Narendra Modi cabinet after the 2014 Lok Sabha election. She now takes oath as a Union Minister.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:16 IST

    Heeraben Modi, mother of PM Narendra Modi watching the swearing-in ceremony of her son Narendra Modi.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:14 IST

    After Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari, Sadananda Gowda takes the oath of office.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:12 IST

    BJP President Amit Shah who won from Gandhinagar seat in Gujarat takes oath as Union Minister.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:10 IST

    BJP MP from Lucknow Rajnath Singh takes oath as Union Minister.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:07 IST

    Narendra Modi takes oath as the Prime Minister of India for a second term.

  • May 30, 2019, 19:01 IST

    PM Narendra Modi arrives at Rashtrapati Bhawan for the swearing-in ceremony, reports ANI.

  • May 30, 2019, 18:47 IST

    Sushma Swaraj who is presently serving as the Minister of External Affairs arrives at Rashtrapati Bhawan for the swearing-in ceremony.

    Sushma swearPic/Twitter ANI

  • May 30, 2019, 18:45 IST

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi who lost Amethi constituency to BJP leader Smriti Irani arrives with his mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi at Rashtrapati Bhavan to attend PM Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

  • May 30, 2019, 18:42 IST

    This is 4th-time that a swearing-in ceremony is being held in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan. The last three occasions were:

    • Chandrashekhar in 1990
    • Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1998
    • Narendra Modi in 2014

    Leaders stagePic/Twitter ANI

  • May 30, 2019, 18:39 IST

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is also a former bureaucrat and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad arrive at Rashtrapati Bhavan ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

  • May 30, 2019, 18:35 IST

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, and senior BJP leader LK Advani arrive at Rashtrapati Bhawan ahead of PM Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

  • May 30, 2019, 18:29 IST

    South superstar and actor Rajinikanth arrives with his wife Latha at the Rashtrapati Bhavan ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

    RajniPic/Twitter ANI

  • May 30, 2019, 18:26 IST

    BJP leader Rajnath Singh and Children's Rights Activist Kailash Satyarthi arrive at Rashtrapati Bhawan, reports ANI.

    Other BJP leaders who have arrived for PM Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony include Nirmala Sitharaman and Giriraj Singh.

  • May 30, 2019, 18:22 IST

    Kangana Ranaut, who has been vocal about her support to PM Modi, a day before flying to Delhi for the ceremony, told the media, "Best wishes to Prime Minister. Hope he will be able to do everything with ease and grace. There are a lot of expectations associated with him... So all my best wishes for him that whatever goals he has set for himself, he reaches all of them."

    Kangana Ranaut arrives for PM Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony which will begin shortly.

  • May 30, 2019, 18:17 IST

    BJP President Amit Shah who is likely to be inducted to PM Modi's new cabinet arrives at Rashtrapati Bhavan ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony, reports ANI.

    Amit ArrivesPic/ANI

  • May 30, 2019, 18:13 IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to take the Oath of Office and Secrecy along with his Council of Ministers at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Watch PM Narendra Modi oath taking ceremony live here:

  • May 30, 2019, 18:08 IST

    Ahead of being sworn in as the prime minister for the second consecutive term, on Thursday morning, PM Narendra Modi paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and BJP veteran late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He also placed a wreath at the National War Memorial.

     

  • May 30, 2019, 18:06 IST

    Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Rajinikanth, and Karan Johar are among the film celebrities who will attend the oath-taking ceremony of PM Narendra Modi as he is set to take oath as the Prime Minister of India for the second consecutive term in New Delhi in a short while

  • May 30, 2019, 18:04 IST

    Amit Shah

    BJP president Amit Shah and seasoned leaders like Nitin Gadkari, Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal, Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar Prasad are set to be sworn in as Cabinet ministers along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a glittering ceremony today. The news of Amit Shah joining the Cabinet came from Gujarat BJP chief Jitu Vaghani, who tweeted a congratulatory message.

  • May 30, 2019, 17:47 IST

    Modi ceremony

    Also read the live updates in Gujarati

  • May 30, 2019, 17:45 IST

    Nearly 8000 guests are expected to attend Narendra Modi swearing-in ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, making it the biggest event to be held in the historic premises.

  • May 30, 2019, 17:44 IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi swearing-in ceremony will take place today at 7 pm in New Delhi. PM Modi won the Lok Sabha elections 2019 by a majority. The swearing ceremony of Prime Minister of India for the second consecutive term will take place today. President Ram Nath Kovind will administer the oath of office and secrecy at the function.

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