New Delhi: It looks spectacular with lights on, was the first reaction of US President Barack Obama about Rashtrapati Bhavan where he met his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee this evening.
Prompt came a reply from Mukherjee, while receiving the VVIP that “we have advanced illumination by a day for you only so that you could see it.”
Mukherjee told Obama that illumination of the Rashtrapati Bhavan was done only on January 26 evening of Republic Day till the Beating Retreat on January 29. “We wanted you to see this,” he said.
As the two leaders went inside the 1929-historic architecture, the US President said he had visited the presidential palace earlier but this time it was looking wonderful and spectacular with the lights on.