Narendra Modi Takes Oath as Prime Minister for Third Term, Check List Of Union Ministers

New Delhi, 9th June 2024: Narendra Modi has been sworn in as Prime Minister for the third consecutive term today in the Oath Ceremony. Approximately 40 ministers joined Modi in taking the oath at 7:15 pm in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Earlier on Saturday, consensus among NDA allies had determined the MPs who would secure a place in the Council of Ministers.

In the Lok Sabha Election 2024 Results, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured 240 seats and the NDA 293 seats. Additionally, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) won 16 seats, and the Janata Dal United (JDU) secured 12 seats. Similar to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, who won general elections thrice consecutively (1952, 1957, and 1962), Narendra Modi has achieved the feat of becoming Prime Minister for the third time.

Among the prominent Cabinet Ministers are:

– Rajnath Singh
– Amit Shah
– Nitin Gadkari
– JP Nadda
– Shivraj Singh Chauhan
– Nirmala Sitharaman
– Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
– Manohar Lal
– Hardanahalli Devegowda Kumaraswamy
– Piyush Goel
– Dharmendra Pradhan
– Jitanram Manjhi
– Rajeev Ranjan Singh
– Sarbanand Sonowal
– Dr. Virendra Kumar
– Ram Mohan Naidu
– Prahlad Joshi
– Jual Oram
– Giriraj Singh
– Ashwini Vaishnaw
– Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
– Bhupendra Yadav
– Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
– Annpurna Devi
– Kiran Rijiju
– Hardeep Singh Puri
– Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya
– G Kishan Reddy
– Chirag Paswan
– CR Patil

– Rao Indrajeet Singh – Minister of State with Independent Charge
– Jitendra Singh – Minister of State with Independent Charge
– Arjun Ram Meghwal – Minister of State with Independent Charge
– Pratap Rao Jadhav – Minister of State with Independent Charge
– Jayant Chaudhary – Minister of State with Independent Charge

– Jitin Prasad – Minister of State
– Shripad Yesso Naik – Minister of State
– Pankaj Chaudhary – Minister of State
– Krishanpal Gurjar – Minister of State
– Ramdas Athawale – Minister of State
– Ramnath Thakur – Minister of State
– Nityanand Rai – Minister of State
– Anupriya Patel – Minister of State
– V Somanna – Minister of State
– Chandra S Pemmasani – Minister of State
– SP Singh Baghel – Minister of State
– Shobha Karandlaje – Minister of State
– Kirtivardhan Singh – Minister of State
– Banwari Lal Verma – Minister of State
– Shatanu Thakur – Minister of State
– Suresh Gopi – Minister of State
– L Murugan – Minister of State
– Ajay Tamta – Minister of State
– Bandi Sanjay Kumar – Minister of State
– Kamlesh Paswan – Minister of State
– Bhagirath Chaudhary – Minister of State
– Satish Chandra Dubey – Minister of State
– Sanjay Seth – Minister of State
– Ravneet Singh Bittu – Minister of State
– Durga Das Uikey – Minister of State
– Raksha Khadse – Minister of State
– Sukanta Majumdaar – Minister of State
– Savitri Thakur – Minister of State
– Tokhan Sahu – Minister of State
– Dr. Raj Bhushan Chaudhary Nishad – Minister of State
– Bhupathiraju Srinivasa Varma – Minister of State
– Harsh Malhotra – Minister of State
– Nimuben Jayantibhai Bambhaniya – Minister of State
– Murlidhar Mohol – Minister of State
– George Kurian – Minister of State

The oath of office was administered by President Droupadi Murmu. At 73 years old, Modi first assumed office as Prime Minister in 2014 and was re-elected in 2019. He now joins Jawaharlal Nehru as the only Prime Ministers to serve three consecutive terms. Modi was re-elected to the Lok Sabha from Varanasi.

President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of secrecy and office to Modi and 30 Cabinet ministers. Notably, JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy, HAM (Secular) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi, JD(U) leader Rajiv Ranjan Singh ‘Lalan’, TDP’s K Ram Mohan Naidu, and LJP-RV leader Chirag Paswan took oath as Cabinet ministers, with each ally securing one Cabinet berth. Kumaraswamy is a former Chief Minister of Karnataka, and Manjhi hails from Bihar.

Leaders from India’s neighboring countries and the Indian Ocean region, including Maldives President Mohammed Muizzu, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, and Seychelles Vice President Ahmed Afeef, were among the special guests at PM Modi’s swearing-in ceremony.

In a gesture of inclusivity, members of the transgender community, as well as sanitation workers and laborers involved in the construction of the new Parliament building, attended the swearing-in ceremony of Modi and the new Council of Ministers. Approximately 9,000 people gathered in the courtyard of the Rashtrapati Bhavan to witness the historic event.