U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in New Delhi on Monday evening for the main leg of his maiden India trip during which he will hold extensive talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The U.S. President arrived in Ahmedabad around noon for a little less than 36-hour-long trip to India.
After attending the "Namaste Trump" event at the Motera stadium in Ahmedabad, he and his delegation travelled to Agra where they visited the Taj Mahal.
Mr. Trump was received at the airport in New Delhi by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and a number of senior officials.
U.S. First Lady Melania Trump arrived at Sarvodaya Co-Ed Senior Secondary School, Moti Bagh, a model Delhi Government School. She will be experiencing a 'Happiness class'.
The school was decked up with floral garlands and motifs, welcoming Ms. Trump. Floral rangolis were also drawn at multiple places in the school and a student band was waiting to welcome her.
Amid massive security, children were seen rehearsing just outside the gate of the institution.
Mr. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump paid floral tributes at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Raj Ghat.
The U.S. President and the First Lady laid a wreath and paid floral tributes at Rajghat.
Mr. Trump also signed the visitor’s book at Raj Ghat, and the couple also planted a sapling at the memorial.
Union Minister Hardeep Puri accompanied the Trumps to Rajghat.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Mr. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Mr. Trump was accorded the Tri-Services Guard of Honour at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Mr. Trump’s daughter Ivanka, son-in-law Jared Kushner and several top officials of the U.S. administration were also present at the ceremony.