US President Donald Trump will speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the world's largest cricket stadium ahead of a "Namaste Trump" mega event, visit Taj Mahal with First Lady Melania Trump, and hold talks next week on his two-day visit to India in Delhi ,
This is President Trump's first visit to India, which the White House calls "democracy as an emerging economic partner in Asia and an important counterweight to China."
Before the visit, the US President's security vehicles arrived in Ahmedabad, Gujarat's home state from PM Modi.
Shortly after noon on Monday, President Trump will appear with PM Modi at the open press event "Namaste Trump" in the newly built Sadar Vallabhhai Patel Stadium in Motera, the largest cricket stadium in the world with a capacity of over 100,000 people applies.
"Personal contact has always been an important part of India-US relations, and making the event part of President Donald Trump's visit reflects this," BJP chief Ram Madhav told Tuesday ANI news agency explains.
"The program is a gesture on our part to reaffirm our commitment to taking US-India relations to a higher level," he said.
The President and First Lady later fly to Agra to visit the Taj Mahal in the evening, the world-famous marble mausoleum where dignitaries often stop for a spectacular photo op.
On Tuesday morning, President Trump and Melania Trump will attend a welcoming ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Presidential Palace in Delhi. You will also visit Mahatma Gandhi's Rajghat monument before heading to the Hyderabad House in the heart of the capital for bilateral meetings and lunch. President Trump and PM Modi will make a joint press release later.
The President of the United States will meet the business leader on Tuesday afternoon. The Trumps will likely meet President Ram Nath Kovind before an evening state banquet.
Air Force One can fly back at 10 p.m. on Tuesday and land in Washington DC after almost 20 hours of travel on Wednesday.
While both countries are preparing to visit with big tickets, President Trump doubted the likelihood of a trade deal with India on Tuesday. "Well, we can do a trade deal with India, but I'm really saving the big deal for later," he told reporters.
"I don't know if it will happen before the election," he added.
The US wants better access to the Indian agricultural and medical device export market, while India wants restoration of preferential status under the Generalized System of Preferences program for developing countries.
"We are not treated very well by India, but I like Prime Minister Modi very much," he said.