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President Murmu Invites PM Modi To Form A New Government; Swearing-In June 9.

President Droupadi Murmu has invited Narendra Modi, as leader of the BJP’s National Democratic Alliance, to form the next union government, days after the coalition eased to victory in the 2024 Lok Sabha election. Narendra Modi will take oath, as too will members of his new cabinet, at 7:15 pm on June 9.

Appointment of PM under Article 75(1)

Rashtrapati Bhavan announced on social media that the appointed PM Modi as Prime Minister under Article 75 (1) of the Constitution. She requested him to advise on the names for the Union Council of Ministers and confirm the date and time of the swearing-in ceremony.

Elected Leader Of New NDA MPs

Mr. Modi, 73, completed the formality of being named the leader of the NDA’s newly-elected MPs; his nomination was proposed by Rajnath Singh and backed by all member parties. Following his nomination Mr Modi spoke about coalition politics, declaring, “Our alliance reflects the spirit of India and we are dedicated to upholding constitutional values. NDA is the most successful. The President will be administering the Oath of Office and Secrecy to Mr Modi and the members of Union Council of Ministers. Mr Modi met President Droupadi Murmu on June 7 and staked claim to form a new government. An NDA delegation led by BJP President JP Nadda also met the President and submitted a letter stating that Mr Narendra Modi had been elected leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party. Letters of support from NDA constituent parties were also handed over to the President.

Official Statement of Prime Minister

Speaking outside Rashtrapati Bhavan, Mr Modi stated that NDA will form a strong, stable and growth-oriented government.

  • Mr Modi said the President has appointed him as Prime Minister-designate, and he has informed her that they are comfortable with the swearing-in ceremony being held on June 9 evening.
  • He added that the Rashtrapati Bhavan will work out the rest of the details now and by then, the list of the Council of Ministers will be handed to the President.
  • He also added in his speech that people have given NDA government one more chance and this 18th Lok Sabha is a House of new and youthful energy. He said his government will fulfill the hopes and aspirations of the people of the country.
  • The Prime Minister-designate said the stable government will prove beneficial for India and its economy, as well as the youth. He assured the nation that his government will not leave any stone unturned to develop the nation at a fast pace.


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