- Aapka Times Correspondent.
New Delhi: A historic moment for India, as largely supported BJP’s Narendra Modi, pledged as the 15th Prime Minister of India. This ceremony was graced by celebrities, politicians and distinguished dignitaries from around the world.
Mr. Narendra Modi arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhavan at sharp 6pm and took his seat beside BJP’s former President, now Home Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh.
Several Bollywood Celebrities, Business tycoons, Spiritual Leaders and Prime Ministers of neighbouring countries were present for the oath ceremony of Mr. Narendra Modi.
President Pranab Mukherjee was escorted to the podium and then the ceremony began. National Anthem marked the beginning of the ceremony.
As Narendra Modi walked to the podium, slogans of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ echoed there. And then as Modi took his oath as the Prime Minister of India, applauds rocked the venue. After Mr. Modi, cabinet ministers took their oaths one by one.
The swearing in of Cabinet Ministers was followed by the oaths of Ministers of States.
Narendra Modi, after becoming the Prime Minister of India addressed the country. His first message was:
My dear fellow Indians and citizens of the world,
A very warm welcome to the official website of the Prime Minister of India.
On 16th May 2014 the people of India gave their verdict. They delivered a mandate for development, good governance and stability. As we devote ourselves to take India’s development journey to newer heights, we seek your support, blessings and active participation. Together we will script a glorious future for India. Let us together dream of a strong, developed and inclusive India that actively engages with the global community to strengthen the cause of world peace and development.
I envision this website as a very important medium of direct communication between us. I am a firm believer in the power of technology and social media to communicate with people across the world. I hope this platform creates opportunities to listen, learn and share one’s views.
Through this website you will also get all the latest information about my speeches, schedules, foreign visits and lot more. I will also keep informing you about innovative initiatives undertaken by the Government of India.