Narendra Modi

1. Narendra Modi is likely to take oath as Prime Minister on Sunday (June 9), per sources.
2. Earlier reports suggested the swearing-in would be a day earlier.
3. Modi resigned on Wednesday, submitting his letter to President Droupadi Murmu.

New Delhi, June 06: Narendra Modi is likely to take oath as the Prime Minister of India on Sunday (June 9), according to sources. Earlier reports had suggested that his swearing-in would occur a day earlier.

Modi resigned on Wednesday and submitted his letter to President Droupadi Murmu ahead of the oath ceremony.

The President accepted his resignation as Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers, urging him to continue in his post until the new government assumes office.

Additionally, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo Chandrababu Naidu, initially expected to be sworn in as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister on Sunday, will now take oath on June 12 due to Modi’s rescheduled oath ceremony.

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The star-studded event will feature several foreign leaders, including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Nepal Premier Pushpa Kamal Dahal, and Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.

The BJP-led NDA secured 293 of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha elections, surpassing the majority mark. Meanwhile, the opposition INDIA bloc defied exit poll predictions, winning 234 seats and performing impressively in BJP strongholds Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

On Wednesday, Narendra Modi chaired the final meeting of the Modi 2.0 Cabinet and Council of Ministers, reviewing the poll results and discussing the formation of the new government.

Later in the evening, he led an NDA meeting to deliberate on the details of the new administration.