Published On: Fri, Aug 11th, 2017

Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as nation’s 13th Vice President

New Delhi: M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday took oath as India’s 13th Vice President. Nominated by the ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, he won the vice presidential poll on August 5.

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy to Naidu

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy to Naidu.

The swearing-in ceremony was held in the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan here.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former PM Manmohan Singh and other ruling and opposition leaders were present at the swearing-in ceremony.

Earlier Naidu, 68, paid floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat. He also paid tributes to Jan Sangh leader Deendayal Upadhyaya, besides Sardar Vallabhai Patel and Babasaheb BR Ambedkar.

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