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Narendra Modi was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India on 26 May 2014 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. He became the first Prime Minister born after India's independence from the United Kingdom. His first cabinet consisted of 45 ministers, 25 fewer than the previous UPA government. 21 new ministers were added to the council of ministers in November 2014.

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Modi (far right) being sworn in as Prime Minister, in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee (far left), 2014.

Narendra Modi was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India on 26 May 2014 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. He became the first Prime Minister born after India's independence from the United Kingdom. His first cabinet consisted of 45 ministers, 25 fewer than the previous UPA government. 21 new ministers were added to the council of ministers in November 2014.