It was a remarkable day in the history of Indian Republic when Draupadi Murmu, hailing from a tribal community and born in a remote village in Odisha's Mayurbhanj took oath as the 15th President of India.
Draupadi Murmu greeted by ex-prez Kovind, PM Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and other senior leaders at the Parliament.
India was witness to history on Monday (July 25) when Draupadi Murmu took oath as the '15th President Of India' and became the first tribal woman to occupy the country's highest constitutional post.
After customary exchange of chairs with the outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind, prez Draupadi Murmu spoke of her vision going forward. She also said this election is a proof that every poor in India can dream and make those dreams come true.
The entire nation watched with pride as Draupadi Murmu took oath as the President of India.
President Draupadi Murmu assumes the office of the President at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Former President Ram Nath Kovind also present with her.
President Draupadi Murmu inspects her first Guard of Honour after taking the oath, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi.
PM Narendra Modi calls on President Draupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan, first time after her assumption of office yesterday. "Her assuming the Presidency is a watershed moment for India especially for the poor, marginalised and downtrodden," says PM Modi.