NEW DELHI, August 15 (APD) -- Talking about making a new India in his independence day speech, President Ram Nath Kovind stressed that the country should be compassionate towards the disadvantaged and end discrimination on the basis of gender or religion.
Ram Nath Kovind, a former BJP member and an RSS activist, was on Tuesday sworn in as the 14th President of India.
Ram Nath Kovind, a low-caste politician backed by the ruling Hindu nationalist-led coalition, easily won India's presidential election on Thursday, tightening the government's hold on positions of power.
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