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Ram Nath Kovind to Take Oath as India's 14th President Today

Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee and Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in the Central Hall in a ceremonial procession, where Kovind will be administered oath by Chief Jusitce of India JS Khehar.

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Updated:July 25, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
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President Kovind's swift transition into cyber world (photo for representation, image: News18)
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New Delhi: Ram Nath Kovind will take oath as India's 14th President on Tuesday at a ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament. Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee and Kovind will arrive in the Central Hall in a ceremonial procession, where Kovind will be administered oath by Chief Jusitce of India JS Khehar.

He will then exchange seats with Mukherjee. A 21-gun salute will be given in his honour and the new president will then deliver his address.

Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Union Ministers, Governors, Chief Ministers, Ambassadors and other diplomats, MPs and senior civil and military officers will be among those present.

After the ceremony ends, the new President will leave for Rashtrapati Bhavan where an inter-services guard of honour will be given to him in its forecourt. Mukherjee will leave for his new address - 10 Rajaji Marg.

Before the ceremony, Kovind will first visit Rajghat to pay his respect to Mahatma Gandhi before travelling to Rashtrapati Bhavan where he will be received by Mukherjee. Both the leaders will then will proceed to Parliament.

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| Edited by: Aditya Nair
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