Obama And Modi Aim To Strengthen U.S.-India Ties06:09

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On a three-day visit to India, President Obama became the first American president to serve as guest of honor for India's Republic Day, a major holiday marking when the country’s postpartition democratic Constitution came into force in 1950.

Meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, both claimed breakthroughs on nuclear, environmental and defense negotiations.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins spoke with India political scholar Sumit Ganguly for a look at those negotiations and the political climate shaped by Modi.


This segment aired on January 26, 2015.

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