With 19 medals in Tokyo including five gold, this was India's best-ever Paralympics show and finished 24th overall
Around 8,000 guests are expected to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi at the forecourt which is generally used for ceremonial reception to visiting heads of state and heads of government.
The size of the gathering is seen as a reflection of the massive mandate received by the Narendra Modi government in the Lok Sabha elections. Both the BJP and NDA have improved their tally compared to 2014.
The swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi will be held at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan.
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Lava flows as volcano continues to erupt on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Several new volcanic vents opened in La Palma on Sunday, releasing new lava that flowed fast down a ridge and threatened to widen the...AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti
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