New Delhi: French president Francois Hollande, who is on a three-day visit to India, was accorded ceremonial reception at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday morning.
President Pranab Mukherjee formally welcomed his French counterpart Mr. Hollande, who was received with a Guard of Honour and 21-gun salute.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several cabinet ministers were present on the occasion.
Here is how New Delhi welcomed French Prez Fracois Hollande in pics:
PM Modi and President Pranab Mukherjea welcome President Francois Hollande at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
President Hollande at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
President Hollande inspects the guard of honour.
Prez Hollande pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the Rajghat.
French President Francois Hollande plants a tree at the Rajghat.
(Image courtesy: ANI)