Mr. Ram Nath Kovind will take over as the 14th President of India today. He will be administered the oath of office by the Chief Justice of India Justice J S Khehar at a special function in the Central Hall of Parliament.
The stage would be shared by President and President-elect, Speaker, Vice President and Chief Justice of India. After the oath of new President, a 21-gun salute will be honored followed by the acceptance speech of Mr. Kovind. Mr. Kovind was elected the President recently as a ruling NDA candidate. He defeated the Opposition parties’ nominee Meira Kumar by a huge margin.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- The first female president of India was Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil (2007-2012).
- The President resides in an estate known as the Rashtrapati Bhavan, situated in Raisina Hill in New Delhi.
Source- The Hindu