Indian Prime Minister Designate Narendra Modi (L) offers rose petals as he pays tribute at Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatama Gandhi in New Delhi on May 26, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Prakash SINGH
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India deployed sharpshooters and security forces around the capital Monday as Narendra Modi prepared to be sworn in as prime minister in a ceremony attended by a slew of foreign dignitaries -- including the prime minister of archrival Pakistan.Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif accepted Modi's invitation on Saturday.Modi and Sharif are scheduled to hold formal talks on Tuesday.In a first, Modi invited the leaders of all other South Asian countries to the event, and the heads of government of Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Maldives, Nepal and Afghanistan were scheduled to reach New Delhi in time for the ceremony, to be held Monday evening.
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