Droupadi Murmu on Monday was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana. Former President of India Ram Nath Kovind, outgoing Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Former President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other dignitaries were present at the event.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the entire nation watched with pride as Smt. Droupadi Murmu Ji took oath as the President of India. Her assuming the Presidency is a watershed moment for India especially for the poor, marginalised and downtrodden. I wish her the very best for a fruitful Presidential tenure.
Home Minister Amit Shah said that Smt. Droupadi Murmu Ji’s election as the President of India proves PM Modi govt’s commitment to the empowerment of tribals.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated Droupadi Murmu and said that It is a remarkable day in the history of Indian Republic. I am confident that her rich legislative and administrative experience will benefit the nation. Best wishes for a fruitful tenure.