Janata Dal - United (JD-U) leader KC Tyagi on Sunday welcomed the change in stance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) towards Pakistan and called for a fresh start in the relations between the two countries.
The elaborate security arrangement at Rashtrapati Bhavan for hosting Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi`s swearing-in tomorrow will also see a `crack` unit of infantry trained-canines deployed for conducting anti- sabotage checks and sanitising the venue, reports said on Sunday.
Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi, 63, will be sworn in as the India`s 15 Prime Minister on Monday by President Pranab Mukherjee at a grand, open air ceremony in the forecourt of the majestic Rashtrapati Bhawan, which will be watched throughout India and in international capitals.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh lost no time in congratulating Nawaz Sharif on his election victory, which will give him his third term as Prime Minister of Pakistan, and invited him to visit India at a mutually convenient time.
Making it clear that he is not
an envoy for Indo-Pak ties, US Special Representative for
Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, on Wednesday said he
gives great importance to India in the region.