The US President was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan at 10:00 am. The ceremony will be followed by a visit to Rajghat, where he will pay tributes to India's Freedom Fighter Mahatma Gandhi.
The prime minister said India-US relations are no longer just another partnership. 'It is a far greater and closer relationship now. One is the 'land of the free' the other believes the world is one family,' he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed US President Donald Trump's visit to India as a "new chapter" in the historic Indo-US relations, adding their ties is no longer just another partnership but a far greater and closer relationship. Follow live updates here
Dance groups and singers from different parts of the country will be performing on stages that are dotting the 22-km route of the 'India roadshow' in the city that has was been spruced up for Trump's visit.