Ahead of swearing in, Modi pays tributes to Gandhi, Vajpayee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi (left) and Atal Bihari Vajpayee (right) in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: ANI

Ahead of being sworn-in as the Prime Minister for the second consecutive term, Narendra Modi on Thursday (May 30) morning paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and BJP veteran late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He also placed a wreath at the National War Memorial here.

The Prime Minister visited Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, at around 7.00 am. Later Modi went to Sadaiv Atal, the lotus-shaped memorial of late Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Several BJP leaders including BJP President Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Piyush Goyal, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Giriraj Singh were also present on the occasion and paid tributes.

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Modi and his council of ministers will take oath at 7.00 pm today, at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

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