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Narendra Modi sworn-in as 15th Prime Minister of India

New Delhi: Marking the beginning of a new era in Indian politics, Narendra Modi was Monday sworn in Prime Minister at the head of a 45-member coalition government after the elections threw the first government

PTI [ Updated: December 27, 2014 11:00 IST ]
narendra modi sworn in as 15th prime minister of india
narendra modi sworn in as 15th prime minister of india

New Delhi: Marking the beginning of a new era in Indian politics, Narendra Modi was Monday sworn in Prime Minister at the head of a 45-member coalition government after the elections threw the first government with absolute majority in 30 years.


63-year-old Modi, the first leader to get a landslide majority for BJP on its own,  became the 15th prime minister in a virtual ‘coronation' ceremony in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhawan before a 3000-strong gathering, the largest audience at the swearing in a of new government.

Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, M Venkaiah Naidu, Nitin Gadkari, Uma Bharti, Maneka Gandhi, Ananth Kumar, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Smriti Irani and Harsh Vardhan were among those who were sworn in as Cabinet ministers.

 

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