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India ‘honoured’ to host Hollande: Modi

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Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) India is "honoured and delighted" to welcome French President Francois Hollande, who will be the chief minister at the Indian Republic Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.

"A warm welcome to Hollande. We are honoured and delighted to have him as the chief guest for Republic Day celebrations," Modi tweeted.

"President Hollande and I will meet in Chandigarh and Delhi," Modi added. "We will build on the ground covered during our previous interactions."

Hollande will be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Tuesday.

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