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June 23, 2024
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Droupadi Murmu takes oath as India’s 15th President: Gets 21-gun salute to his Excellency, PM Modi reached Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi: Draupadi Murmu took oath as the 15th President of India on Monday. Murmu is the second woman president of India and the first tribal president.

Draupadi Murmu was administered the oath by Chief Justice of the India, NV Ramana.

On the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi where Murmu take oath as the new President of India.

Along with Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

As per the report, swearing-in ceremony was held in the Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi.

However, the oath taking ceremony was followed by a 21-gun salute, after which Murmu addressed the gathering at the Central Hall as the 15th President of India.

News agency reported, Former President Ram Nath Kovind leaves from Rashtrapati Bhawan, arrives at his new residence on Janpath Road.

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