Unbeatably Cosmopolitan and Secular India

President Pranab Mukherjee takes oath

NEW DELHI — When Pranab Mukherjee was sworn in as the President of India in July 2012,  the world witnessed a Parsi Chief Justice Kapadia swear in a Brahmin President Mukherjee, with a Muslim Vice President Hamid Ansari, a Sikh Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, an Italian-born Catholic chairman of the ruling party Sonia Gandhi, a Dalit Speaker of the Parliament Meira Kumar attending the ceremony, a Sikh Chief of the Indian Army General Bikram Singh, an Urdu-speaking Anglo Indian Christian from Allahabad – Chief of Air Force Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne – whose son Omar is also an ace fighter pilot of the Indian Air Force.
Wonder which other country on this globe has a similar record?

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  1. Amar Akbar Anthony! Incredible India

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