In pics: Nepal President arrives on 5-day visit to India

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi (R) with Nepal's President , Bidhya Devi Bhandari during a ceremonial reception at President Palace in New Delhi. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi (R) with Nepal's President , Bidhya Devi Bhandari during a ceremonial reception at President Palace in New Delhi. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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Nepal President, Bidhya Devi Bhandari arrived here on Monday on her first overseas tour during which she will hold talks with top Indian leadership to strengthen bilateral ties. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Nepal President, Bidhya Devi Bhandari arrived here on Monday on her first overseas tour during which she will hold talks with top Indian leadership to strengthen bilateral ties. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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This is Bhandari’s first foreign tour after assuming office in October 2015. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

This is Bhandari’s first foreign tour after assuming office in October 2015. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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President Pranab Mukherjee will host a state banquet in honor of the visiting dignitary. This is Bhandari’s first foreign tour after assuming office in October 2015. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

President Pranab Mukherjee will host a state banquet in honor of the visiting dignitary. This is Bhandari’s first foreign tour after assuming office in October 2015. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari was given a ceremonial reception and accorded a guard of honour at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari was given a ceremonial reception and accorded a guard of honour at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and President Pranab Mukherjee wait for the arrival of Nepalese President, Bidya Devi Bhandari at Rashtrapati Bhawan. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and President Pranab Mukherjee wait for the arrival of Nepalese President, Bidya Devi Bhandari at Rashtrapati Bhawan. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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President Bidya Devi Bhandari inspects a tri-services guard of honour. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

President Bidya Devi Bhandari inspects a tri-services guard of honour. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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The President is accompanied by Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat, Minister for Peace and Reconstruction Sita Devi Yadav, President’s Foreign Relations Expert Madan Kumar Bhattarai, Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and Chief of Protocol Deepak Adhikari. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

The President is accompanied by Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat, Minister for Peace and Reconstruction Sita Devi Yadav, President’s Foreign Relations Expert Madan Kumar Bhattarai, Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and Chief of Protocol Deepak Adhikari. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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Nepal’s President , Bidya Devi Bhandari inspects a tri-services guard of honour during her ceremonial reception at the forecourt of Rastrapati Bhawan. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Nepal’s President , Bidya Devi Bhandari inspects a tri-services guard of honour during her ceremonial reception at the forecourt of Rastrapati Bhawan. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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Bhandari was scheduled to visit India in May last year, but the trip was cancelled after the then cabinet did not endorse the visit, citing lack of preparations on part of the government. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Bhandari was scheduled to visit India in May last year, but the trip was cancelled after the then cabinet did not endorse the visit, citing lack of preparations on part of the government. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

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