Today will be the last day of Congress leader Smt. Pratibha Patil post of being the President of India. Today she meets Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan for the swearing in ceremony and takes her last guard of honour.
The swearing in ceremony will take place at the Central Hall of Parliament. Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty who had been a part of Mukherjee’s entourage will also be present along the new President when he would be taking his oath. Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia will be administering the oath of office in the presence of Vice president Hamid Ansari, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union Ministers, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, governors, chief ministers and a host of other dignitaries. Kiran Kidwai – International Desk, NMTV