Barack Obama India Trip To Include Private DinnerBy Arnab Ghosh, Gaea News Network
Friday, November 5, 2010
NEW DELHI, INDIA (GaeaTimes.com)- The India trip of US president Barack Obama has kept the government of India and security agencies on tenterhooks and huge security arrangements have been made to ensure highest level of safety for the first couple of the USA when they arrive in India. The US president is going to have a hectic schedule in India but he has manged to squeeze time for a private dinner with the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Even though the government officials have called it as a private dinner the guest list is quite long. The chairperson of UPA Sonia Gandhi and her son and General Secretary of Congress Rahul Gandhi will be present at the dinner as it has been reported.
A section of key UPA ministers including Pranab Mukherjee, P Chidambaram, S M Krishna have also been invited for the dinner during the India Trip of US President Barack Obama. The dinner will take place at the residence of the PM of India on November 7th as scheduled. The Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah is also among the invitees. Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Shivshankar Menon have also got the invitation. The menu of the dinner is not yet known but it is expected that it will be a mix of Indian and continental delicacies.
The dinner for President Barack Obama during his India trip will also have some noted Bollywood celebrities including actors and music stars. Oscar winning musician A R Rahman and ace actor Amir Khan have been invited according to the updates. Activist actress Shabana Azmi and her spouse Javed Akhtar are also coming to the dinner.
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