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Kovind sworn in as 14th President of India

New Delhi: Ram Nath Kovind was sworn in as the 14th president of India on Tuesday.

Kovind, a former BJP member and as RSS (Rashtriya Swamsewak Sangh) took the oath which was administered by Chief Justice JS Khehar in the presence of out going president Pranab Mukherjee.

Immediately after the oath taking ceremony, Kovind, 71, exchanged the chair with Mukherjee to take over the top constitutional post of India – as the head of the state and supreme commander of the Indian Armed forces.

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