National Democratic Alliance leader Narendra Modi will be sworn in as the next Prime Minister of India on Monday, May 26, along with his Cabinet. The swearing in ceremony will take place at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
This was disclosed by BJP president Rajnath Singh after meeting President Pranab Mukherjee along with NDA leaders here to present the letters of support.
Modi will be the 14th person to be the Prime Minister of India. He was elected as the Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentary party leader on Tuesday.
Jockeying for key posts in Team Modi has intensified. Sources say BJP President Rajnath Singh will get the Home Ministry while Arun Jaitley could be the new Finance Minister.
Modi, who met President Pranab Mukherjee earlier was appointed as the Prime Minister by the President and was asked to advise the names of others to be appointed Members of the Council of Ministers.