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Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind administers the oath of office to Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, after he was appointed as the 48th Chief Justice of India (CJI) at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being discharged from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, first lady Savita Kovind and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visit the Jagannath Temple in Puri.

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President Ram Nath Kovind speaks at the 18th convocation of NIT Rourkela.

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President Ram Nath Kovind witnesses the President’s Polo Cup Exhibition Match at PBG Parade Ground in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with his wife Savita Kovind during their visit to Vindhyavasini temple, in Mirzapur district.

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President Ram Nath Kovind visits Vindhyavasini temple in Mirzapur.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being greeted by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on his arrival, in Varanasi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents a certificate to a student during the 41st annual convocation of the Anna University, in Chennai.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit attend the Shri Suktam Maha Yagam at the Narayani Pedam of Sripuram Golden Temple, in Vellore.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents a certificate to a student during the 16th annual convocation of the Thiruvalluvar University, in Vellore.

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President Ram Nath Kovind performs 'Maha-Aarti' on the bank of Narmada river, at Gwarighat in Jabalpur.

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President Ram Nath Kovind receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind while receiving the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind interacts with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Home Minister Amit Shah interact with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind interacts with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and other players at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Home Minister Amit Shah felicitates Indian cricketer Ishant Sharma, ahead of the 3rd test cricket match between India and England, during the inauguration of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the 'Bhumi Pujan' of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being presented a memento by BCCI Secretary Jay Shah during the inaugural ceremony of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave and Narendra Modi Stadium, at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind along with Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the inaugural ceremony of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave and Narendra Modi Stadium, at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind pose for photographs on the opening of annual 'Udyanotsav' at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy accompanied by two of his cabinet ministers and Member of Parliament from Union Territory V.Vaithilingam hands over a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking recall of Lt Governor of Puducherry Kiran Bedi, in New Delhi.

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President of India Ram Nath Kovind speaks during the 23rd annual convocation of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, in Bengaluru.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tributes at a memorial after inaugurating a museum at the erstwhile ancestral house of General Thimayya at Madikeri in Kodagu district, Karnataka.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa during the valedictory function of the 13th edition of Aero India 2021, at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, before the Budget Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi. MoS Anurag Thakur and other members of finance ministry are also seen.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, before the Budget Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind launches the first round of Pulse Polio Programme 2021 by administering Polio drops to a child at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on the occasion of Martyrs' Day, observed to mark the death anniversary of the father of the nation, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind (C) being greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during the start of Beating Retreat ceremony, at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla at Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind accompanied by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other dignitaries arrives to address the Budget Session, at Central Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi.

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New President Ram Nath Kovind accompanied by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other dignitaries arrives to address the Budget Session, at Central Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Vice President Venkaiah Naidu during a meeting at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, First lady Savita Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during 'At Home' reception, on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day celebrations, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rajpath, during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi watch a flypast by Indian Air Force (IAF) aircrafts, during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets President Ram Nath Kovind during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the nation on the eve of Republic Day 2021, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind virtually addresses the 11th National Voters’ Day, organized by the Election Commission of India, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind unveils a portrait of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose to mark his birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan to brief him on domestic and international affairs, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind visits INS Khukhri Memorial, in Diu.

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President Ram Nath Kovind at the laying of the foundation stone for various developmental projects in Diu.

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President Ram Nath Kovind speaks during laying of the foundation stone for various developmental projects, in Diu.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attend a prayer meeting after paying tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birth anniversary, at Sadaiv Atal, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birth anniversary, at his memorial Sadaiv Atal in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind meets Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind during the inaugural event of 60th year of Goa's liberation at Campal near Panaji.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to former President Pranab Mukherjee on his birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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A delegation of Opposition leaders comprising Sharad Pawar, Rahul Gandhi, D Raja, Sitaram Yechury, and TKS Elangovan called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan and presented a memorandum.

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An official from the Kendriya Sainik Board pins a flag on President Ram Nath Kovind on 'Armed Forces Flag Day', at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being presented the first copy of a book written by Union Education Minister Ramesh Nishank Pokhriyal, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays floral tribute to late former President R. Venkataraman, on his birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to India's first president Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with his wife Savita Kovind pays obeisance at the renovated PBG Regimental Gurudwara in the President's Estate after its inauguration by him on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev Ji's 'Prakash Parv'.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with his wife Savita Kovind pays obeisance at the renovated PBG Regimental Gurudwara in the President's Estate after its inauguration by him on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev Ji's 'Prakash Parv'.

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President Ram Nath Kovind takes salute during the ceremonial change-over of the Army Guard Battalion stationed at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. The 5th Battalion of the 1st Gorkha Rifles, on completion of its three and half years tenure as Ceremonial Army Guard Battalion, handed over the charge to the 6th Battalion of the Sikh Regiment.

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President Ram Nath Kovind reads the preamble of the Constitution of India on the occasion of 71st Constitution Day, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani during his visit to State of Unity, in Narmada district.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute at the State of Unity, in Narmada district.

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President Ram Nath Kovind after offering prayers at the Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple at Tirumala in Tirupati.

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President Ram Nath Kovind offers prayers at the Sri Padmavathi temple at Tiruchanoor, in Tirupati.

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President Ram Nath Kovind accompanied by First Lady Savita Kovind offers prayers at the Sri Padmavathi temple at Tiruchanoor, in Tirupati.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being received by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on his arrival for a visit to the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala, in Tirupati.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind wave before boarding the Air India One – B777 aircraft for the inaugural flight to Chennai, in New Delhi. President Kovind is visiting Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh to offer prayers at the Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

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President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, Chief Information Commissioner, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, Chief Information Commissioner, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Home Minister Amit Shah pays homage to India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary, at Patel Chowk in New Delhi. President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu are also seen.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu and Home Minister Amit Shah arrive to pay homage to India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary, at Patel Chowk in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to former President K.R. Narayanan on his birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind receives a copy of a book titled 'Mere Prarambhik Kahaniyan' from Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ramvilas Paswan, who passed away Thursday evening, at his Janpath residence in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Union Urban Devlopment Minister Hardeep Singh Puri after paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 151st birth anniversary, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 151st birth anniversary, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 151st birth anniversary, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind meets Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind (R) with India's Ambassador-designate to Afghanistan Rudrendra Tandon during a meeting, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind virtually attends the Visitors’ Conference on Implementation of National Education Policy 2020 in Higher Education, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind attends the visitors' conference on implementation of NEP 2020, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the 'Visitors Conference' on National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, in New Delhi.

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Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar meets President Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the inaugural session of Governors’ Conference on National Education Policy, through video conferencing, in New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also seen.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the Governors' Conference on "Role of National Education Policy 2020 in Transforming Higher Education", through video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers National Teachers' Awards 2020 in a virtual ceremony, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to former President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Lt Governor of Ladakh RK Mathur during a meeting, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to former president and veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee who passed away at an army hospital on Monday, at his residence in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, then President Pranab Mukherjee signs the visitors book at Hyderabad House on the occasion of the farewell hosted for him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as President-elect Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Hamid Ansari looks on, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, President Pranab Mukherjee greets President-elect Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan before the latter took oath as the 14th President of India, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, President Ram Nath Kovind confers Bharat Ratna upon former president Pranab Mukherjee during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind plants a Neem sapling in the President’s Estate to celebrate 'Van Mahotsav'.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to former President Shanker Dayal Sharma on his birth anniversary, in New Delhi.

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Comptroller and Auditor General of India Girish Chandra Murmu (L) calls on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind unveils a portrait of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his second death anniversary at ICCR HQ via video conferencing from Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his second death anniversary, at 'Sadaiv Atal' in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with family members of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee after paying homage on his death anniversary, at Sadaiv Atal in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute at National War Memorial (NWM), on the occasion of 74th Independence Day in New Delhi. Also seen are, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria.

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