Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, who returned to power in assembly elections for a third time, will be sworn in today at around 11 am in a grand ceremony
Modi will attend the National Development Council meeting in Delhi tomorrow, which he had announced in his victory speech.
Heavy security arrangements have been made at the Sardar Patel Stadium where Modi will be sworn in as chief minister
Yesterday, Modi was unanimously elected the leader of Gujarat BJP legislature party.
Top BJP leaders to attend ceremony
"Top BJP leaders, including LK Advani, Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh and Venkaiah Naidu will be present for the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister Narendra Modi," Gujarat BJP spokesperson IK Jadeja had earlier said.
Raj Thackeray and family to attend swearing in
BJP’s Hindutva posterboy, MNS chief Raj Thackeray will also attend the function. Thackeray, wife Sharmila and son Amit left for Ahmedabad on Wednesday morning.
Jayalalithaa to also come in
Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa is among the non-BJP chief ministers who will attend the ceremony.
Modi, who maintains a good rapport with the AIADMK chief, attended her swearing-in ceremony after her party swept back to power in Assembly election in Tamil Nadu last year.
Modi will be administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Kamala Beniwal
Vivek Oberoi also present
Vivek Oberoi can aso be seen at the event
Modi sworn in
Narendra Modi took the oath in Gujarati.
He is now signing the papers.
Sahara India Pariwar chairman Subrata Roy was seen at the event.