Venkaiah Naidu takes oath as 13th Vice President

venkaiahFormer Union Minister and veteran BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu 68, who was elected as India’s 13th Vice President took oath as the 13th Vice President of India.

Naidu has been administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind. Naidu challenged the views expressed by his predecessor Hamid Ansari who claimed that the Muslims in India were experiencing a sense of uneasiness and insecurity. He said, Compared to the entire world, minorities are more safe and secure in India.

He thanked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all party leaders for their support and utilise the Vice presidential institution to strengthen democratic values and the dignity of Rajya Sabha