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Live blog: French President Hollande’s Chandigarh visit

1pm: French President Francois Hollande lands in Chandigarh

punjab Updated: Jan 24, 2016 19:50 IST
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French President Francois Hollande lands in Chandigarh (PTI)

6:05 pm: Francois Hollande and Narendra Modi leave Hotel Taj, headed for the airport

5:45 pm: India, France vow to fight terror at India-France Business Summit

4:10 pm: Modi and Hollande arrive at Taj Hotel for the Indo-France Businees Summit

3:50: French President Francois Hollande and Prime Minister Narendra Modi reach Government Museum and Art Gallery

3:23 pm: Modi and Hollande reach Capitol Complex, which houses the Punjab and Haryana high court, the secretariats besides other buildings

(Photo: ANI)

3:05 pm: French President Francois Hollande and Prime Minister Narendra Modi head to Capitol Complex from Rock Garden

2:56 pm: French President Francois Hollande reaches Rock Garden, greets Narendra Modi with a hug. Both leaders take a round of the garden

(HT Photo)

2:50 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Rock Garden

2:48 pm: National Security Adviser Ajit Doval reaches Rock Garden

2:35 pm: Hollande says, “Chandigarh is a very beautiful city.... It’s a gift from Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier to India. I welcome the idea of being called here.”

2:29 pm: Modi leaves Airport towards Rock Garden

2:20 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Chandigarh

(Photo: ANI)

1:35 pm:French President and his high-power delegation reach Hotel Taj

1:14 pm : Hollande and his delegation leave airport towards Hotel Taj at Sector 17

1.05pm: Punjab and Haryana governor and Chandigarh Administrator Kaptan Singh Solanki receives the high-powered delegation

(Photo: MEAIndia Twitter)

1:00 pm: French President Francois Hollande lands in Chandigarh

(Photo credits-ANI)

12:45 pm: Modi says India honoured to host Hollande

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