Narendra Damodardas Modi, along with his council of ministers took the oath as the Prime Minister of India in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy at the function. BJP President Amit Shah was also inducted in to Modi’s cabinet.

The ceremony took place amidst of nearly 8,000 guests including leaders of BIMSTEC countries India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan.

Sonia Gandhi and congress party chief Rahul Gandhi were present for the swearing in. Arvind Kejriwal, Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar and Rajnikanth among others were also present.