Joe Biden Inauguration Day 2021: Joe Biden, who won a strong majority in the US presidential election, is scheduled to be sworn in as the new president of the US on 20 January. He will be the 46th President of the US. Vice President Kamala Harris will also take oath along with Biden. Biden’s swearing-in is taking place amidst heightened security concerns. Let us know that on January 6, the US Capitol building was attacked by Trump supporters, which caused a lot of uproar in America.
This time due to the COVID 19 epidemic, the celebrations of the US President have been cut in the usual celebrations. Former US President Donald Trump will not attend the ceremony.
The event will start at 10 am local time. The inauguration address of the newly elected president will take place after Biden and Harris are sworn in. In his address, Biden will tell the vision of the next 4 years of presidential term. He will also throw light on his plans to fight the COVID 19, strengthen the American economy and maintain the unity of the nation.
After the swearing-in, America’s long-standing tradition ‘Pass in Reviews’ will be played. In this, the American military tree will peacefully transfer powers to its new Commander in Chief. The event will also be attended by the new US president and his wife, the new vice president and her husband. Joe Biden will be given a presidential escort for the White House, representing all branches of the US military.
The official ceremony will end with the parade taking off in the US. Various communities of America live and perform in this parade. It is broadcast live on television.
The day of January 20 will end with the 90-minute bonus prime time program ‘Celebrating America’. It will be hosted by Tom Hanks and the program will include a conversation with Biden and Harris. The program will also feature John Legend, Aunt Clemons, Joan Bone Jovi, EVE Longoria, Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake and Carey Washinton.
How can see
The US President’s swearing-in ceremony will be broadcast live on all major US networks including ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, PBS. It can also be seen live on https://bideninaugural.org/watch/ and Amazon Prime. Washington time is 10 hours and 30 minutes ahead of India’s standard time.
Source: Indian Express