Watch: Massive celebrations begin at President Kovind's native village

Updated: 26 July, 2017 09:58 IST

25th July was observed as a festival in the native place of 14th President of India Ramnath Kovind. After the swearing-in ceremony, people of Kovind's native village of Kanpur district were seen dancing and singing. Kovind was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar. He exchanged seats with Pranab Mukherjee and a 21-gun salute followed as the new President Kovind made his first address.

First Published: 25 July, 2017 20:30 IST