What was on the menu for POTUS Barrack Obama? We look at the menu for Obama, some of the guest list as well as the culture programmes on offer

What Was On Offer At The Maurya Banquet For Obama?menu for obama MENU FOR OBAMA

  1. The banquet held at the ITC Maurya last evening in honour of President of the United States, Barrack Obama had not just the best of food, but also the best of India in terms of celebrities and culture.
  2. Mustard fish curry, mutton rogan josh, roast leg of lamb and dal rasina were on the menu for the non vegetarians. Several Kashmiri delicacies were on the menu.
  3. Vegetarians could choose from Chhole and Achari paneer and more
  4. The President also had the choice of partaking of a platter named after him; however the president’s choices are limited by his team. Part of his security team is even present when produce is procured; the president always travels with his own chefs. (Source)
  5. A one hour cultural recital featured all that is the best in pure classical arts: Madhavi Mudgal (Odissi), Prerna Shrimali (Kathak), Geeta Chandran (Bharatanatyam), Rajendra Pillai (Kathakali) and Charu Sija Mathur (Manipuri) — along with 30 dancers featured in a 25-minute-long concert at the Rastrapati Bhawan auditorium.
  6. Political leaders such as Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and some of the best known names in India such as Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, A R Rahman, Gulzar, Priyanka Chopra and Sachin Tendulkar were invited (but without their significant others). (Source)

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