Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the centre of attraction at the ‘At Home’ function hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day. It was a maiden ‘At Home’ for 63-year-old Modi who freely mingled with the guests and exchanged greetings.
PM was seated facing Congress President Sonia Gandhi but there was no exchange of greetings between the duo. Gandhi was seen having a chit-chat with senior BJP leader L K Advani. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with his wife Gursharan Kaur, Chief Justice of India R M Lodha, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad were among others present in the VVIP enclosure.