Politics Narendra Modi, BJP Lok Sabha MPs to visit Atal Samadhi Sthal on Thursday, nearly 6,500 guests expected to attend swearing-in ceremony Updated : May 29, 2019 01:38 PM IST This would be the fourth time a prime minister would take oath at the forecourt instead of the Durbar Hall, which can only accommodate a far smaller gathering of about 500. Late PM Chandra Shekhar was the first prime minister to be administered the oath of office in the forecourt in 1990. Atal Bihari Vajpayee also took oath here in 1998. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.