From Bill Clinton to Barack Obama, here are all the US Presidents who visited India
- Donald Trump will be the seventh US president to visit India in the last 72 years.
- India and the US embarked on their trade partnership in 1949 when India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru visited the US.
- Modi and Trump are likely to address a joint rally at the world’s largest cricket stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad.
Modi and Trump are likely to address a joint rally at the world’s largest cricket stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad. They have done it before at the ‘
Much ahead of the visit, rumours of a $10 billion trade deal were doing the rounds. But, Trump dashed hopes saying that it will not happen during the visit. But the countries are expected to sign a $2.6 billion defence deal to buy 24 Seahawk Helicopters.
AdvertisementThe visit comes at a time when both Modi and Trump are going through a crisis of their own. India has seen a large number of protests against a citizenship bill while Trump is in the middle of an impeachment debate ahead of the US general election this year.
The US and India shared diplomatic ties for a long time, which went through many twists and turns. The US is India’s second largest trade partner after China and this visit could give a new direction to the escalating trade tensions between US-India. Trump will be the seventh US president to visit India in 72 years.
As Trump prepares his visit to India, here’s a look at all the US presidents who visited India:
Bells toll for Dwight D Eisenhower in 1959
Richard M Nixon tries to tensions in 1969Advertisement
Jimmy Carter in 1978
Bill Clinton’s visit in 2000 was the longest ever for a US PresidentAdvertisement
Bush’s visit in 2006 paved the way for nuclear commerce
Barack Obama is the only US president to visit India twice in 2010 and 2015Advertisement
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