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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 during a meeting with the delegation from Indian National Congress comprising Ghulam Nabi Azad, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Rahul Gandhi, 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 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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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla during their visit to the Statue of Unity in Kevadia.

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

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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 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 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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President Ram Nath Kovind lays a wreath at National War Memorial (NWM), on the occasion of 74th Independence Day in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the nation on the eve of 74th Independence Day in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays floral tributes to a portrait of former president of India VV Giri on his birth anniversary, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with J&K Lt. Gov. Manoj Sinha during a meeting, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind administers oath of office to former J&K governor GC Murmu as Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, in New Delhi.

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Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat meets President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank presents to President Ram Nath Kovind a copy of the new National Education Policy 2020, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind celebrates Raksha Bandhan with nurses of The Trained Nurses’ Association of India, Military Nursing Service and President’s Estate Clinic.

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President Ram Nath Kovind celebrates Raksha Bandhan with nurses of The Trained Nurses’ Association of India, Military Nursing Service and President’s Estate Clinic.

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President Ram Nath Kovind along with First Lady Savita Kovind presents a cheque of Rs 20 lakh to the representatives of Army Hospital (Research and Referral), to buy equipment to combat the COVID-19 pandemic during an event on the occasion of 21st anniversary of the Kargil war victory, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind along with Union Minister for Health Dr. Harsh Vardhan flags off the trucks loaded with relief materials for UP, Bihar and Assam that are affected simultaneously by floods and coronavirus pandemic, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind along with Union Minister for Health Dr. Harsh Vardhan flags off the trucks loaded with relief materials for UP, Bihar and Assam that are affected simultaneously by floods and coronavirus pandemic, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. These supplies are organized by the President headed Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS).

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah called on the President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with TMC leader Derek O’Brien during a meeting in New Delhi.

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A delegation of BJP leaders comprising Kailash Vijayvargiya, Arvind Menon, Babul Supriyo, Swapan Dasgupta and Raju Bista calls on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Ram Nath Kovind during a meeting, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind lits a lamp during a virtual event organized by the International Buddhist Confederation on the occasion of the Dharma Chakra Diwas, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind releases a publication during a virtual event organized by the International Buddhist Confederation on the occasion of the Dharma Chakra Diwas, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Union Minister of Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel (R) and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju (2nd from L) are also seen.

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President Ram Nath Kovind performing Yoga, on the occasion of the 6th International Day of Yoga 2020, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind wearing a protective mask as a preventive measure against COVID-19, administers oath of office to Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) Sanjay Kothari (R), at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind along with Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, interacts with the Governors, Lt Governors and Administrators of all the States and Union Territories via video conferencing, on issues related to COVID-19, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with India's first lady Savita Kovind clap as a gesture to show gratitude to the helpers and medical practitioners who are working relentlessly to fight coronavirus during Janta curfew, in New Delhi.

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A delegation comprising Union Minister Nitin Gadkari (2L), BJP leader Tarun Vijay (3R), Shiv Prasad Shukla (2R) and others presents a copy of the book ‘Invincible - A Tribute to Manohar Parrikar’ to President Ram Nath Kovind during their meeting at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind welcomes Congress MP Shashi Tharoor during a meeting at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Arifa Jan receives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as First Lady Savita Kovind, Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Nirmala Sitharaman look on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. Hailing from Kashmir, Jan has taken the task to revive the once famed handicraft Numdha, the traditional embroidered rug.

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Entrepreneur Nilza Wangmo receives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as First Lady Savita Kovind, Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Nirmala Sitharaman look on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. Hailing from Leh district of Ladakh, Wangmo is an entrepreneur who is running Alchi Kitchen restaurant. Today, due to her efforts, Ladakhi cuisine is reaching the world.

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Automotive and R&D professional Rashmi Urdhwardeshe receives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as First Lady Savita Kovind and Union Minister Smriti Irani look on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. Since 2014, Urdhwardeshe has been the Director of the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) founded in 1966 by the Indian Automotive Industry with the support from Government of India.

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Padala Bhudevi receives 'Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019' on International Women's Day from President Ram Nath Kovind as Union Minister Smriti Irani looks on, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Center in New Delhi. Bhudevi is a role model for women farmers and rural women entrepreneurs, working for development of tribal women, widows, Podu lands through a community based organisation.

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President Ram Nath Kovind meets former Icelandic president Olafur Ragnar Grimsson and former first lady Dorrit Moussaieff at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and former Icelandic president Olafur Ragnar Grimsson during a meeting, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers an award to Sunil Thiruvayur from Ernakulam, Kerala, during the 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi Awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind along with Union Culture and Tourism Minister of State (independent charge) Prahlad Singh Patel (front row 4L) and Akademi chairman Uttam Pacharne (front row 3L) pose for a group photograph with awardees during the 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being presented a book by Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, before leaving at Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind offers prayers at Baidyanath Dham temple, in Deoghar. Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu is also seen.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu and others visits Baidyanath Dham temple to offer prayers, in Deoghar.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents the National Award to Deepak Sharma, a science teacher in NAS Inter College, Meerut, for outstanding efforts in science & technology popularization among children during National Science Day function in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents the SERB Women Excellence award 2020 to Niti Kumar, CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow (UP), during National Science Day function, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents the National Award to Shalini Gupta, IIT Delhi, for young women showing excellence through application of technology for societal benefits, during National Science Day function in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind (R) shakes hands with Myanmar President U Win Myint as he arrives for a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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A delegation led by Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi meets President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi. The delegation, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel, P Chidambaram, K C Venugopal, Anand Sharma and Randeep Surjewala, also submitted a memorandum to the president over the wave of violence in Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind shakes hands with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (L) during a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (L) during a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind gestuers as he shakes hands with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa during a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents 'President's Colour' to the INS Shivaji at a ceremony, in Lonavala.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with First Lady Savita Kovind, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das releases postage stamps during the Golden Jubilee Celebration of National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) at NIBM Campus in Pune.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind show their finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Rashtrapati Bhavan complex polling station, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind casts his vote during the Delhi Assembly elections at Rashtrapati Bhavan complex polling station, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind along with First Lady Savita Kovind, Haryana CM Manohar Lal and others visits stalls at the Surajkund International Arts and Crafts Mela 2020, in Faridabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and MoS for Finance Anurag Thakur at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind in a meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharama, MoS for Finance Anurag Thakur and officials at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. As per tradition Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman called on the President before presenting the Union Budget 2020-21.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a joint session of both the houses ahead of Budget Session, at the Central Hall of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind is greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a tribute paying ceremony on the 72nd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, also observed as Martyrs' Day, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary, also observed as Martyrs' Day, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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