Donald Trump sworn in as 45th President of US takes over reins from Barack Obama

 Donald Trump sworn in as 45 th President of US takes over reins from Barck Obama

Donald Trump was sworn-in as the 45th US President, taking over the reins from Barack Obama amid expectations of radical change in policies and apprehension at home and abroad on Friday.

Trump, 70, took the oath of office in front of about 800,000 people who braved chilly weather to gather on the National Mall in the center of the capital to celebrate the rank political outsider, who defied all odds to defeat political heavyweight Hillary Clinton in the November polls. (Image: ANI)

 Donald Trump sworn in as 45 th President of US takes over reins from Barck Obama

Trump placed his hand on Abraham Lincoln's bible, recited the oath of office on the steps of the Capitol to become arguably the most powerful man on earth. He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice John Roberts. (Image: Twitter)

 Donald Trump sworn in as 45 th President of US takes over reins from Barck Obama

January 20th 2017, will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again!, said US President Donald Trump.

 Donald Trump sworn in as 45 th President of US takes over reins from Barck Obama

Obama and First Lady Michelle greeted Trump and his wifeMelania on the steps of the White House. (Image: Twitter)

 Donald Trump sworn in as 45 th President of US takes over reins from Barck Obama

The new US President signed into law his list of formal nominations to the Senate, and created a National Day of Patriotism. (Image: Twitter)

 Donald Trump sworn in as 45 th President of US takes over reins from Barck Obama

Obama briefly stepped inside to hand the gift to one of his aides and came back as the four posed for the waiting photographers. (Image: Twitter)