PM Narendra Modi to meet President at 8 PM, stake claim to form government
New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been scheduled to meet President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday around 8 pm and stake claim to form government. The council of ministers led by PM Modi submitted their resignation on Friday which was accepted by President Kovind.
On Saturday morning, President Kovind dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha with immediate effect on recommendation of the union cabinet, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement.
"The President has accepted the advice of the Cabinet on 24.05.2019 and signed the Order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha," it said.
He asked PM Narendra Modi government to continue as caretaker until the new government is formed.
PM Modi is expected to take oath for his second term next week.