Droupadi Murmu take oath as President of India

President Droupadi Murmu took oath this morning to head the highest constitutional post of the country. Chief Justice of India NV Ramana administered the oath of office of the President to her.

Droupadi Murmu was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana. Former president Ram Nath Kovind, outgoing Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi were present for the ceremony.

Addressing the joint sitting of Parliament after taking the oath, President Murmu said, “My election is proof that the poor in India can dream and make them come true.  For me, getting primary education was a dream. I want to tell the youth, don’t just focus on your future but also lay the foundation of the country’s future. As President, you have my full support. I will focus on welfare of the marginalised. India is adding new episodes of development in every sphere…India’s fight against the Covid pandemic has increased its global influence.”