Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take oath at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday, about 8,000 guests will be attending the event.
President Ram Nath Kovind will treat a private dinner for the from Bimstec countries, Kyrgyz President SooronbayJeenbekov and Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth who will be arriving at the event.
“It will be the biggest-ever event at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. 8,000 people are coming,” Ashok Malik, Press Secretary to the President.
The swearing-in will be held in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan. About 5,000 guests attended the event in 2014 at the same venue.
The high tea will be provided to the guests attending the event. It will have snacks, samosas, and paneer items apart from sweets. The President’s special dinner treat to the visiting foreign leaders will be held to “Dal Raisina” – a special delight of the Rashtrapati Bhavan that takes 48 hours to cook.
“It is a speciality of our kitchen. Its special recipe was developed here in Rashtrapati Bhavan. It takes 48 hours to prepare. The process of preparing it started on May 28 and it will be ready by tomorrow (Thursday),” Malik said.
The special guests include Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Myanmarese President U Win Myint, Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering.Share this to your,