The Union Home Ministry said the ceremony will be held at the
central hall of Parliament at 10.15 AM on Monday where Chief
Justice of India N V Ramana will administer the oath of the office
of the President to her.
The President–elect will take the oath of office followed by a
21-gun salute, the Home Ministry said.
The President will then deliver an address.
Before the ceremony, the outgoing President and the
President-elect will arrive in Parliament in a ceremonial
Vice-President and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu,
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Members
of the Council of Ministers, Governors, Chief Ministers, heads of
diplomatic missions, Members of Parliament and principal civil and
military officers of the government will attend the ceremony.
On the conclusion of the ceremony in the Central Hall of the
Parliament, the President will leave for Rashtrapati Bhavan where
an inter-services Guard of Honour will be given to her in the
forecourt and courtesies will be extended to the outgoing
Murmu, 64, scripted history on Thursday after defeating
Opposition Presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha in a one-sided
She would become India’s first tribal President.
Murmu won the election by an overwhelming margin against Sinha
after receiving over 64 per cent valid votes of MPs and MLAs,
comprising the electoral college, to succeed Ram Nath Kovind to
become the country’s 15th president.
Murmu got 6,76,803 votes against Sinha’s 3,80,177 votes.
She will be the first President to be born after Independence
and is the youngest to occupy the top post. She is also the second
woman to become the President.