Rahul, Sonia and former PM Manmohan Singh to attend Modi's swearing-in

As many as 8,000 guests, including VVIPs, will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Modi and his council of ministers on Thursday

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and former PM ManMohan Singh at CWC meeting in New Delhi | Photo : Sanjay.K.Sharma

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and former PM ManMohan Singh

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, besides former prime minister Manmohan Singh will attend the swearing-in of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening at Rashtrapati Bhavan, party sources said.

The Congress leaders are among those invited by the prime minister to the ceremony.

They have accepted the invite, the sources said.

A number of opposition leaders have been invited to the oath-taking ceremony and many of them are attending. It will be the first time that the leaders will be together after an acrimonious Lok Sabha election campaign.

But West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee has

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First Published: May 29 2019 | 8:52 PM IST

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