PM Modi’s Oath Ceremony: famous celebs invited
PM Modi’s Oath Ceremony: famous celebs invited

After BJP emerged victoriously in Lok Sabha elections 2019, Narendra Modi is gearing to take oath as Prime Minister of India for the second time at 7 pm today, Thursday. A week ago, history was made. The election results painted the country saffron again. India had chosen Narendra Modi to be the Prime Minister of India for the second consecutive time.

The memorable event is set to be a star-studded evening. While the who's who of politics are bound to be present at the event, it is reported that several Bollywood stars are also expected. A whopping 8000 guests are expected to attend the swearing-in ceremony. The record number exceeds by 3000 guests as compared to 2014.

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As per a report, invitations of the swearing-in ceremony have been sent to many popular Indian film stars. This includes actor Shah Rukh Khan, producer-director Karan Johar, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actress Kangana Ranaut are among those invited. Superstar Rajnikanth and Kamal Haasan are also expected to be at the event.

Apart from celebrities from the film industry, several other renowned faces could make their way to the ceremony. Indian track and field athlete P T Usha, badminton stars Saina Nehwal, badminton coach Pulella Gopichand, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and ace cricketers Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Harbhajan Singh, have been invited to the ceremony.

Adani and Tata, business honchos Ajay Piramal, John Chambers and Bill Gates have been invited for the swearing-in ceremony. The leaders of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries have confirmed their attendance.

This is being looked at a political strategy to snub Pakistan. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli, President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid, President of Myanmar U Win Myint and Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering have confirmed their presence.

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