Narendra Modi takes oath as India’s prime minister

Narendra Modi takes oath as India's prime minister

In a royal ceremony held at the Delhi presidential palace, Narendra Modi has been sworn in as India’s premier secretary for a second term.

The Bharatiya Janata Party leader took the oath, vowing to “do appropriate to all kinds of people without love or ill-will.”

The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, led by Mr. Modi, won the general election by a much smaller percentage than polls had predicted.

The election saw a resurgence of India’s opposition, which won 234 seats.

His inauguration took place at Delhi’s political castle, and thousands of people have been there. Among them are the eyes of neighbouring Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and the Islands- but no Pakistan or China.

Strong protection has been in position in Delhi, which was declared a no- travel zone, with more than 2, 500 police officers deployed around the venue.

Mr. Modi pledged to preserve India’s independence and integrity and to rule with” true devotion and loyalties to the law” as he was sworn in by President Draupadi Murmu.

He declared,” I will do best to all kinds of people without fear or favor, in accordance with the constitution and the rules.”

During the meeting, Mr. Modi’s fresh cabinet’s council of ministers sworn in.

Mr Modi, 73, is only the next American president to win a fourth consecutive name after the country’s earliest prime secretary, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Enter polls had predicted that his Hindu Nationalist BJP group, which had ruled India for ten years, would win the election with a parliamentary majority.

His NDA bloc relied on two key allies, the Telugu Desam Party ( TDP ) and the Janata Dal ( United ) JD ( U), to cross the 272- seat mark needed to form the government.

The elected MPs on Friday elected Mr. Modi as the head of the Lok Sabha ( the lower house of the legislature ), the BJP political party’s head, and the NDA’s leader.

What conditions might his allies have reached in exchange for their assistance are unclear. According to Indian media reports, many are pursuing important supervisory positions.

The criticism INDIA empire, led by the Congress party, has called the election a mission against Mr Modi’s state.

Mr Modi, however, countered this on Friday, saying:” Opposition tried to paint 2024 Lok Sabha outcomes as a lost for us. But we did n’t lose, we never lost, we will never lose”.

Mr Modi thanked electors for their authority, and said he would “do everything” to eliminate corruption and poverty.

” Empowering the poor and middle class is our priority”, he said.

During his election campaign, Mr Modi and his group were accused by critics of using hate speech, attacking the government’s Muslim majority, and jailing opposition numbers.

The NDA alliance” committed to the principle of” sarva panth sambhava” ( religious equality ),” the prime minister-elect said on Friday.

The INDIA empire has stated that it will fulfill its role in congress by keeping the government under control and upholding the constitution.