Obama’s New Delhi sojourn: Pictures that speak a thousand words
Making his way to India for the second time in his tenure as President of United States, Barack Obama along with first lady Michelle Obama landed in New Delhi on Sunday morning. In no time, pictures of a warm bear-hug with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Obama’s ‘Beast’, Wing Commander Pooja Thakur’s leading the Obama Guard of Honour and much more created a frenzy.
We bring to you the story of Obama’s New Delhi sojourn so far in pictures:
1. The US President Barack Obama and the First Lady of US Michelle Obama arrive at Palam Airport, in New Delhi.
2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs US President Barack Obama as he welcome him and his wife to India.
3. US President Barack Obama arrives at the Rashtrapati Bhawan for a ceremonial welcome aboard his armored vehicle – `The Beast`.
4. Wing Commander Puja Thakur salutes President Obama after the ceremonial inspection of the tri-service guard of honour.
5. US President Barack Obama lays a wreath at Raj Ghat – Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial.
6. US President Barack Obama plants a sapling at the Rajghat complex.
7. US President Barack Obama takes a look at a reproduction of telegram sent by US to the Indian Constituent Assembly in 1946, which was presented to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the luncheon meeting with the US President Barack Obama.
9. US President Barack Obama signs the visitors book at Rajghat
10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during the ‘chai per charcha’ at the Hyderabad House garden.
11. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama hug each other during the Joint Press Interaction held at the Hyderabad House.
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