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Modi Unlikely to Accompany Trump & Family to Taj Mahal Today, UP CM to Welcome Him to Agra

Sources said there are no official engagements in Agra to accord US President Donald Trump and his family the opportunity to view the Taj Mahal at leisure.

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Updated:February 24, 2020, 8:32 AM IST
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Modi Unlikely to Accompany Trump & Family to Taj Mahal Today, UP CM to Welcome Him to Agra
US President Donald Trump with Barron (C), wife Melania, son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump. (File/Reuters)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to accompany US President Donald Trump and his family members during their visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra on Monday, official sources said.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will Trump in Agra on February 24 and accompany him to the UNESCO world heritage monument, news agency ANI reported.

Trump will arrive in Ahmedabad at around noon on February 24 for a less that 36-hour visit to India. He will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including First Lady Melania Trump, the President's daughter Ivanka Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner and a galaxy of top US officials.

After attending an event at Ahmedabad, the Trumps will travel to Agra on Monday afternoon to visit the Taj Mahal before arriving in the national capital for the main leg of the visit.

When asked about reports that Modi may accompany Trump to Agra, official sources said there was no such plan. They said the visit to the Taj Mahal by Trump and his family will afford them the opportunity to view the historical monument suitably. Therefore, no official engagements or presence of senior dignitaries from the Indian side is envisaged there, the sources said.

Modi will be in Ahmedabad on Monday where a public reception will be accorded to the US President and the First Lady. The Prime Minister will also be present for the Delhi leg of the visit where official engagements are envisaged on February 25, the sources said.

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