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Exclusive! First PHOTOS of Obama arriving in Mumbai

Last updated on: November 6, 2010 14:38 IST

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US President Barack Obama has arrived in Mumbai on the first leg of his three-day visit that will seek to focus on opening up of Indian markets for American businesses and deal with wide range of political issues, including strategy on counter-terrorism.

The Air Force One carrying Obama and his wife Michelle touched down at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 12:50 pm.

Rediff.com's Sumit Rajwade and Vaihayasi Pande Daniel shot first photographs of President Obama in Mumbai.

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Image: Air Force One moments before it touched down at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Photographs: Sumit Rajwade/Rediff.com
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Air Force One moments before it touched down at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport



Photographs: Sumit Rajwade/Rediff.com
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Air Force One moments touches down at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport






Photographs: Sumit Rajwade/Rediff.com
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US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama step off Air Force One in Mumbai.



Photographs: Jason Reed/Reuters
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US first lady Michelle Obama receives flowers from Maharashtra Chief minister Ashok Chavan as she stands next to US President Barack Obama after arriving on Air Force One in Mumbai



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US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet dignitaries after stepping off Air Force One in Mumbai



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US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama view the 26/11 memorial at the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel, site of the 2008 attacks in Mumbai



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Obama's cavalcade had at least 30 cars. Whistles, sirens, flashing lights... Michelle Obama was clearly visible.



Image: Obama's cavalcade in Colaba. Obama is travelling in the second car
Photographs: Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/Rediff.com
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