Pranab sworn in as 13th President of India

Updated: July 25, 2012 12:07 IST

Pranab Mukherjee was sworn in as the country’s 13th President in the central hall of the Parliament today. Ahead of the swearing-in Pranab along with outgoing President Pratibha Devisingh Patil greeted the Members of the Parliament present, following which the national anthem was played. A formal change of guard ahead of the swearing-in was witnessed as customary. Among those present at the swearing-in ceremony were Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Union Ministers, Governors, and Chief Ministers. Keywords: Pranab Mukherjee, President, Swearing-in, Parliament, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Change of Guard

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