New president to assume office
Ram Nath Kovind will be sworn in as the country’s 14 th president on Tuesday when incumbent Pranab Mukherjee’s five-year term expires. Kovind will be administered the oath of office by the chief justice of India, J.S. Khehar, at a ceremony in parliament. It will be attended by lawmakers of both the Houses — Rajya Sabha (upper house) and Lok Sabha (lower house).