New Delhi: Narendra Modi has won a historic victory in the Lok Sabha elections of 2019. A big electoral win demands a grand swearing in ceremony to go with it. Tomorrow’s function will have a 8000 strong guests to witness the Narendra Modi taking the oath which will be administered by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind.
With 8000 guests in tow, the function will be the biggest yet to be conducted at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The guests include leaders of Brimstec countries – Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal, and Bhutan.
Leaders of all political parties of the country will attend the ceremony. Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and many Congress leaders will attend the ceremony. However, Mamata Banerjee said she will stay away from the function accusing the government of saying that BJP workers are killed by TMC goons.
Chief Minister of Karnataka, Kumaraswamy and CM of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal have been invited for the swearing in ceremony.
In addition, many diplomats, ambassadors, and eminent personalities from different fields will attend the ceremony.
Another notable presence will be the attendance of more than 100 NRIs from across the world at Rashtrapathi Bhavan tomorrow.
By inviting the Bimstec countries for the ceremony, India has given a subtle message. First, the country has snubbed Pakistan, a country whose leader had attended the previous oath ceremony in 2014. This is a strong message that relations between the country is not normal because of the Islamic nation’s continued support to terrorism.
Secondly, by inviting the countries which have a stake in the Bay of Bengal region, India has given a message to China that India is taking a pro active role in the region. China has been eyeing the countries around the Bay of Bengal to have a foot hold in the region to tackle the rise of India.
With Narendra Modi’s second consecutive win, his tenure is expected to raise the status of India to even higher heights in the global community.
Narendra Modi will visit Raj Ghat, the memorial dedicated to father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi at 7:15 am tomorrow. He will then head towards former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s memorial Rashtriya Smriti Sthal at 7:30 am followed by a visit to National War Memorial at 7:45 am.
The swearing in ceremony will begin at 7 pm tomorrow evening at Rashtrapati Bhavan.