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US President Barack Obama to be the Chief Guest of India’s Republic Day 2015

Nov 22, 2014 11:09 IST

The US President Barack Obama will be the Chief Guest at 66th India’s Republic Day celebrations 2015. The White House on 21 November 2014 accepted the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Obama will participate in the Republic Day celebrations of India, which will be held in New Delhi on 26 January 2015. He will be the first US President to attend the Republic Day Parade of India.

Obama will also meet the Prime Minister and Indian officials to strengthen and expand the US-India strategic partnership.

Obama will be the first US President to travel to India twice. Earlier, he had visited India at the invitation of then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2010. During his visit, he also addressed a joint session of Parliament and students in Mumbai.

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