Ram Nath Kovind took swearing as the 14th President of India at the Central Hall of Parliament today. Chief Justice of India Justice JS Khehar administered the oath of office. In his first address as a president said India’s unity in diversity was the key to its success.
In this swearing-in-ceremony former President Pranab Mukarjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, union ministers, Governors, Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh K.Chandrasekhar Rao, N. Chandrababu Naidu and many other officials were present.
Ram Nath Kovind was born on October 1, 1945 in Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh. He married Savita on May 30, 1974. He has a son Prashant Kumar and a daughter Swati.