First Lady Michelle Obama will be with the US President on trip but their daughters Malia and Sasha are staying back because of their school schedule.

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Lawmakers on the trip include Democratic minority House leader Nancy Pelosi, Ami Bera,  co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and India Americans, Joe Crowley, vice chair of the Democratic Caucus and Senator Mark Warner co-chair of the bipartisan Senate India Caucus.

Officials joining Obama on the trip include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, US Trade Representative Michael Froman and the President's National Security Advisor Susan E Rice and Counsellor to the President, John Podesta.

Landing in New Delhi on early Sunday morning, Obama will begin his visit with a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan followed by a trip to Raj Ghat to pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi.

Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and their delegations will hold their bilateral meeting at Hyderabad House followed by lunch and press availability.

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Topics of discussion will include business climate, trade and investment, climate change and energy, defence and security cooperation, regional global issues, Afghanistan and terrorism.

President Pranab Mukherjee will host a State dinner for the Obamas on Sunday evening.

Monday morning, January 26, Obamas will watch the Republic Day parade with Indian President Pranab Mukherji and PM Modi and take part in other associated festivities.

On the same evening Obama and Modi will have a round table with business leaders followed by the first-ever joint address to the US and Indian business communities at a larger meeting.

On Tuesday, the last day of the trip, Obama will give a public speech on "India and America: The future we can build together".

Obamas will then visit the Taj Mahal in Agra before heading home. The first couple visited Mumbai and New Delhi on their last trip to India in 2011.

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