PM Modi to attend swearing-in ceremony confirms PDP


Srinagar, March 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed his desire to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the PDP-BJP government which will take place next week in Jammu, said the The Peoples Democratic Party yesterday

The PDP said the swearing-in had to be decided keeping in view the availability of the Prime Minister, who is on a five-day foreign trip.

PDP general secretary Nizamuddin Bhat said Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, BJP president Amit Shah would also be attending the swearing-in function.

Modi arrived in Brussels yesterday to attend India-EU summit. He will leave for Washington to attend the Nuclear Security Summit on March 31 and April 1 and from there he will go to Saudi Arabia on a two-day visit with a focus on energy and security cooperation.

Bhat also said that allotment of portfolios was never a problem. We are waiting for the PM’s return and then a day will be decided for the swearing-in ceremony, he added.

“The government formation will take place anytime between April 4 and 10,” Bhat said