Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi is set to be sworn-in for his seconding term on Thursday when President Ram Nath Kovind will administer him the Oath of Office and Secrecy.
It will be administered to Modi and other members of Union Council of Ministers at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The event will take place in the evening at 7 PM.
The develop comes after the landslide victory in the Lok Sabha polls for Modi.
Modi has been elected unanimously as the leader of the National Democratic Alliance on Saturday. Later, he called on the President and staked claim to form government at the Centre.
The new Cabinet of Narendra Modi is expected to have representation of all states and regions, especially from West Bengal and Odisha where BJP has performed well.
Several ministers of previous government are likely to retain their place in the Cabinet this time as well.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the coming five years is a time to regain lost position of India in the world order. While addressing a public rally in Ahmedabad on Sunday evening, Modi said India will progress with everyone’s cooperation.
He said the big mandate brings big responsibilities and it is important to remain humble and grounded in the wake of such a massive win.
Modi said he was in dilemma till Saturday if to attend this programme or not following the gruesome fire tragedy in Surat. But on the other hand he had to pay respect to his motherland.
Modi said he also wanted to seek blessings of his mother and people of Gujarat before swearing in ceremony.