Vice President-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. He will take oath as the 14th Vice President of the country today.
Ahead of the swearing ceremony, Vice President-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat this morning. He placed a wreath at Gandhi’s memorial and bowed before the Samadhi with folded hands.
In a tweet, Dhankhar said that he felt blessed, inspired and motivated to be ever in service of Bharat in the serene sublimity of Raj Ghat while paying respects to Pujya Bapu.
Felt blessed, inspired and motivated to be ever in service of Bharat in serene sublimity of Raj Ghat while paying respects to Pujya Bapu. pic.twitter.com/Uzh85n47LN
— Jagdeep Dhankhar Vice-President Elect of India (@jdhankhar1) August 11, 2022
Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will be sworn-in as 14th Vice President of India today. President Droupadi Murmu will administer him the oath of office at 12:30 PM.
The Vice President is also the chairman of the Rajya Sabha.
Mr M Venkaiah Naidu’s term as Vice President ended yesterday.
During Vice Presidential poll, Mr Dhankhar as NDA candidate defeated Opposition nominee Margaret Alva by a massive margin of 528 votes to 182. The election was held on 6th of this month.