US President Barack Obama lays wreath at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial

New Delhi, Jan 25:  US President Barack Obama on Sunday laid a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi's 'samadhi' (memorial) at Rajghat.

He was accompanied by union Minister Piyush Goyal.

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Obama lays wreath at Gandhi's memorial

Obama observed a moment of silence, and took a 'parikrama' around the memorial.

He placed a huge wreath and the paid floral tributes at the memorial, following which he signed the visitors book at Rajghat. Obama then headed towards Hyderabad House for a meeting with PM Narendra Modi.

Obama arrived here on Sunday morning and was greeted by Modi at the Palam Airport.


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