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Look who turned up for Modi's swearing-in ceremony

Last updated on: May 26, 2014 23:22 IST

Hema Malini and Poonam Dhillon

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The who’s who of world politics, Bollywood and business attended the Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday evening.

 Mathura MP Hema Malini and actress Poonam Dhillon at the ceremony.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif congratulates his counterpart Narendra Modi after the oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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Photographs: PTI Photo

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Rahul, Gursharan Kaur and Sharif

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi looks rather grumpy. Former PM Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur and Sharif watch the ceremony. 

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Photographs: PTI photo

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai

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Modi shakes hands with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai after taking oath at the presidential palace in New Delhi.

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Photographs: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

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Salman Khan

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Bollywood Salman Khan attends Modi's swearing-in along with his father Salim Khan (left). Seated on his right is leading Gujarat businessman Zafar Sareshwala.  

Khan is surrounded by politicians -- Nationalist Congress Party's Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel and Bihar Chief Minister Jitin Ram Manjhi (third row). In the first row, Sonia Gandhi is seated next to former President Prathiba Patil and her husband Devisingh Ransingh Shekhawat. 

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Photographs: PTI photo

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Manmohan Singh

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Manmohan Singh and wife Gursharan Kaur attend the ceremony. The two were seated near former president A P J Abdul Kalam. 

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Photographs: PTI photo

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Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa

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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrives at Rashtrapati Bhavan for the Modi swearing-in ceremony.

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Photographs: ANI's Twitter page

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Sonia and Rahul Gandhi

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Representing the Congress party, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi attend the swearing-in ceremony. 

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Photographs: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

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Uddhav and Aditya Thackeray

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Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray were also in attendance at the ceremony. 

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Mauritius Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam

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Mauritius PM Navin Ramgoolam at Rashtrapati Bhavan to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

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Photographs: ANI's Twitter page

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Prime Minister of Bhutan Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay

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Prime Minister of Bhutan Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay shares a word with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. 

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P Chidambaram

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Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram is all smiles as he makes his way to the seating area before the swearing-in ceremony begins. 

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Photographs: ANI's Twitter page

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Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel

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The Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel make their way to their seats at Rashtrapati Bhavan. 

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Photographs: ANI's Twitter page

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Mukesh Ambani

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Industrialist Mukesh Ambani, wife Neeta and their son were also in attendance at the ceremony. 

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Photographs: Narendra Modi's website

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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Spiritual leader Sr Sri Ravi Shankar seated in the front row. Seated behind him is the Chief of the Army Staff General Bikram Singh. 

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Photographs: Reuters

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Vivek Oberoi

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Actor Vivek Oberoi, dressed in a purple jacket, makes his way to their seats. 

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Photographs: ANI's Twitter page

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Hema Malini, Dharmendra and Shatrughan Sinha

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BJP MP Hema Malani with husband Dharmendra and another BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha were present at the function. 

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