Washington:- Amid tight security arrangements, Joe Biden on Wednesday became the 46 presidents of the United States. The country’s Chief Justice John Rab ts administered the oath to him. Biden took the oath by placing his hand on his family’s 127-year-old Bible. The 78-year-old Biden is America’s oldest president. The first black vice president was elected before Biden, 56-year-old Kamala Harris of Indian origin administered the oath by Supreme Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor. She is the 49 vice president of the United States and the first woman vice president.
Historic Harris swearing-in
Harris’ swearing-in was historic in the sense that Sotomayor is the first Latin American judge to swear by him. Sotomayor was selected by Harris. Both have advocated together. The main thing is that Donald Trump left the White House before swearing. In his absence, Vice President Mike Pence played all traditions.
These leaders yards are present
Former President George W. Bush and his wife Lara Bush, Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton, Republican leader McCarthy, McConnell, and outgoing Vice President Mike Pence were present at the swearing-in ceremony. Trump did not attend the ceremony, and thus he became the first president of the United States after Andrew Johnson in 1869 who did not attend the swearing-in ceremony of his successor.
The oath was taken by placing his hand on the same Bible earlier.
He was sworn in as vice-president and seven times before he took the oath on the Bible that He took his hand on. Biden has been talking about taking everyone along. The hallmark was Wednesday morning when he invited top leaders, including both Republican leaders McCarthy and McConnell, to attend the church prayer meeting in the morning.
Lady Gaga sang the national anthem
Lady Gaga recited the US national anthem at the event. The well-known actress and singer Jennifer Lopez also made the presentation. Besides Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez (Jennifer Lopez) and Irish violinist Patricia Treacy also attended the ceremony.
Harris remembers mother
Before taking oath as vice president, Kamala Harris recalled her mother and posted a video with her photographs. Kamala said, “There is a woman behind my presence here: my mother, Shyamalan Gopalan Harris, who is always in our hearts. When he came here from India at the age of 19, he may not have imagined this moment. But he deeply believed in America, where such a moment is possible. ‘
Obama speaks, it’s your time
Former President Barack Obama tweeted on Wednesday and greeted Biden. “Congratulations to my friend, President Joe Biden,” he wrote. It is your time. Obama also tweeted a picture in which the two are coming out of the president’s office in each other’s arms.
Fading function due to corona
Contrary to the earlier traditions, this time’s swearing-in ceremony faded somewhat due to the coronavirus and the apprehension of violence on the part of Trump supporters. Earlier, lakhs of people from all over the country had to attend the swearing-in ceremony, but this time a limited number of people were allowed to come there.
Strict security arrangements
More than 25,000 national ga lords were deployed to protect the swearing-in ceremony, which had transformed the venue into a fort. A security personnel was patrolling the streets leading to the US Parliament at the time of swearing. The area around the US Parliament House was already closed to the general public in the vicinity of Pennsylvania Avenue and the White House.
Fences erected to stop miscreants
At the same time, no undesirable person could enter these places, so eight feet high barriers were installed. The entire city was high alert. The Majestic National Mall, where thousands of people were present during the swearing-in ceremony, was decorated with about two lakh flags. Its 56 pillars were lit. These pillars represent American provinces and counties. However, no one was allowed to be present here.