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List of leaders attending, missing Narendra Modi's swearing-in

Even though there is a long list of leaders who will attend the ceremony, there are many who will give it a miss.


Updated:May 26, 2014, 11:33 AM IST
List of leaders attending, missing Narendra Modi's swearing-in
Even though there is a long list of leaders who will attend the ceremony, there are many who will give it a miss.

New Delhi: Prime-Minister designate Narendra Modi will sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister on Monday at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan at 6 PM. The mega event will be attended by around 4,000 Indian and foreign dignitaries, including key leaders from all the seven SAARC nations.

Even though there is a long list of leaders who will attend the ceremony, there are many who will give it a miss.

International leaders attending the ceremony:

Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa: Sri Lanka President

Hamid Karzai: Afghanistan President

Abdulla Yameen: Maldives President

Tshering Tobgay: Bhutan Prime Minister

Sushil Koirala: Nepal Prime Minister

Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury: Bangladesh Parliament Speaker

Navinchandra Ramgoolam: Mauritius Prime Minister

Indian leaders attending the ceremony:

Manmohan Singh: Outgoing Prime Minister

Hamid Ansari: Vice President

P Chidambaram: Outgoing Finance Minister

Sonia Gandhi: Congress President

Rahul Gandhi: Congress Vice President

Jeetan Ram Manjhi: Bihar Chief Minister

Anandiben Patel: Gujarat Chief Minister

Shivraj Singh Chouhan: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister

Raman Singh: Chhattisgarh chief Minister

Vasundhara Raje: Rajasthan Chief Minister

Hemant Soren: Jharkhand Chief Minister

Akhilesh Yadav: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister

Omar Abdullah: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister

Pradip Amat: Odisha Finance Minister

Amit Mitra: West Bengal Finance Minister

Sharad Pawar: Outgoing Agriculture Minister and NCP chief

Praful Patel: Former Union Minister and NCP leader

Mulayam Signh Yadav: Samajwadi Party supremo

Uddhav Thackeray: Shiv Sena chief

N Chandrababu Naidu: Telugu Desam Party chief

HD Deve Gowda: Janata Dal Secular chief

K Chandrasekhar Rao: Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief

APJ Abdul Kalam: Former President

Pratibha Patil: Former President

Montek Singh Ahluwalia: Outgoing Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission

Sheila Dikshit: Governor of Kerala

Tarun Gogoi: Outgoing Chief Minister of Assam

Parkash Singh Badal: Shiromani Akali Dal chief

All 21 Gujarat ministers will attend the ceremony

Indian leaders not attending the ceremony:

J Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Mamata Banerjee: West Bengal Chief Minister

K Siddaramaiah: Karnataka Chief Minister

Oommen Chandy: Kerala Chief Minister

Naveen Patnaik: Odisha Chief Minister

Ramdas Athawale: Republican Party of India


Vadodara's erstwhile royal family Shubhanginidevi Raje-Gaekwad, tea vendor Kiran Mahida, former Gujarat minister Makrand Desai's widow Neelaben Desai and founder-president of the city unit of the BJP Bhupendra Patel will attend the ceremony.

Superstar Rajinikanth will skip the ceremony. His wife Latha will attend the ceremony.

Lyricist Javed Akhtar, script writer Salim Khan will attend the ceremony. Director Rakesh Roshn

is present at the ceremony.

Bollywood actors Salman Khan, Sohail Khan, Anupan Kher, Sikander, Vivek Oberoi, Hrithik Roshan will attend the ceremony.

Narendra Modi's brother Prahlad will not attend the ceremony.

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar skips the ceremony. Singer and composer Bappi Lahiri was seen at the venue.

Modi's mother did not attend the ceremony.

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani attend the event with his wife Nita. Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani also attends the event.

Founder of Art of Living Sri Sri Ravi Shankar attends the event.

Cricketer Sunil Gavaskar attends thew ceremony.

Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi seen at the event.

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