Enhanced Security Measures in Delhi for Narendra Modi’s Swearing-In Ceremony | Key Details.

President Murmu to Administer Oath of Office and Secrecy to Prime Minister Modi on Sunday.

head of Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony as Prime Minister on Sunday, authorities have implemented extensive security measures in and around Delhi, including the imposition of prohibitory orders and the declaration of the city as a no-fly zone.

President Droupadi Murmu will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Modi and his cabinet ministers at 7:15 PM on Sunday at the Forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

New Delhi, Jun 7 (ANI): Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi meets President Droupadi Murmu and stakes claim to form the government as leader of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Parliamentary Party, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on Friday. The President appointed him as PM-designate and he will take oath for the third consecutive time on 9th June. (ANI Photo)

Here are 10 points on Delhi’s security arrangements:

  1. Senior Delhi Police officials conducted a comprehensive security review at Rashtrapati Bhavan in preparation for the grand event.
  2. Special security measures are in place for foreign dignitaries, including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremasinghe, and Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, among other global leaders attending PM Modi’s oath ceremony.
  3. Enhanced security protocols have been implemented at the designated hotels where these foreign guests will be staying during their visit to New Delhi.
  1. Furthermore, the city police have issued an advisory declaring the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi a ‘No-Fly Zone.’
  2. The advisory bans the operation of sub-conventional aerial platforms to prevent potential threats from criminal, anti-social elements, or terrorists during the oath ceremony of the new union government.

The restrictions and prohibitions will be in effect from June 9 to June 10, according to the advisory.

“Effective from 09.06.2024, the flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms, such as para-gliders, para-motors, hang-gliders, UAVs, UASs, microlight aircraft, remotely piloted aircraft, hot air balloons, small powered aircraft, quadcopters, or para-jumping from aircraft, will be prohibited over the NCT of Delhi,” the police stated in an advisory issued on X. “This measure is to prevent criminal, anti-social elements, or terrorists hostile to India from threatening the safety of the public, dignitaries, and vital installations during the swearing-in ceremony in Delhi.”

Violators of these rules will be penalized and prosecuted under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

The Rashtrapati Bhavan has also announced the cancellation of the weekly Change of Guard Ceremony on June 8.

These security measures were implemented following the formal appointment of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister-designate by the President on Friday.

Modi was elected as the NDA’s Parliamentary leader during a meeting of the alliance’s newly elected MPs in the central hall of Parliament on Friday.

Later that day, he met with President Murmu and staked a claim to form the government. She appointed Modi as Prime Minister-designate after BJP President J P Nadda presented her with a letter confirming Modi’s election as the leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party.

In the Lok Sabha elections of 2024, as per the Election Commission of India, the BJP secured 240 seats, a notable decrease from its 2019 tally of 303. Conversely, the Congress party saw significant progress, clinching victory in 99 seats. The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) captured 293 seats, while the INDIA bloc emerged victorious in 234 seats.

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