Modi magic: Obama set to be first US Prez to attend India’s Republic Day parade

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Modi magic: Obama set to be first US Prez to attend India's Republic Day parade

 New Delhi: In a major diplomatic victory for the NDA government and a massive boost to Indo-American ties, US President Barack Obama on Friday accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invite to be the chief guest at India’s 66th Republic Day Parade on January 26.

Conforming this the White House tweeted – “At the invitation of Prime Minister Modi, the President will travel to India in January 2015 to participate in the Indian Republic Day celebration in New Delhi as the Chief Guest. This visit will mark the first time a U.S. president will have the honor of attending Republic Day, which commemorates the adoption of India’s constitution. The President will meet with the Prime Minister and Indian officials to strengthen and expand the US-India strategic partnership.”

.@narendramodi: President Obama looks forward to celebrating Republic Day in New Delhi with you: http://go.wh.gov/2kJ73i 

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