List of state visits to India
List of official dignitary visits
|Park Geun-Hye||President||January 01-16-2014|
|Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom||President||January 01-04, 2014|
|David Cameron||Prime Minister||February 19-21, 2013|
|Francois Hollande||President||February 14-15, 2013|
|Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck||King||January 23-29, 2013|
|Kailash Purryag||President||January 3-9, 2013|
|Viktor Yanukovych||President||December 9-12, 2012|
|Stephen Harper||Prime Minister||November 4-9, 2012|
|Juan Carlos I||King||October 24-27, 2012|
|Julia Gillard||Prime Minister||October 15-17, 2012|
|Pierre Nkurunziza||President||September 17–29, 2012|
|Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani||Emir||April 2012|
|Asif Ali Zardari||President||April 8, 2012||Private visit|
|Dmitry Medvedev||President||March 29, 2012||2012 BRICS summit|
|Jacob Zuma||President||March 29, 2012||2012 BRICS summit|
|Dilma Rousseff||President||March 29, 2012||2012 BRICS summit|
|Hu Jintao||President||March 29, 2012||2012 BRICS summit|
|Michael Sata||President||March 22, 2012|
|Yoshihiko Noda||Prime Minister||December 22, 2011|
|Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck||King||Oct 20,2011|
|Angela Merkel||Chancellor||31 May 2011||Received the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for international understanding|
|Islam Karimov||President||17 May 2011|
|Yousaf Raza Gillani||Prime Minister||29 March 2011||Came to Mohali to watch the India vs. Pakistan cricket world cup 2011 semi-finals match|
|Leonel Fernández Reyna||President||30 Jan 2011|
|Dmitry Medvedev||President||21 Dec 2010||Supported India's bid for UNSC membership|||
|Wen Jiabao||Premier||15 Dec 2010||Economic Issues,
|Nicolas Sarkozy||President||4 Dec 2010||Supported India's bid for UNSC membership,
Civilian Nuclear Deal
|Barack Obama||President||6 Nov 2010||Supported India's bid for UNSC membership as Permanent member|||
|David Cameron||Prime Minister||26 Jul 2010||The business and economic relationship,
The G-20 future agenda,
Supported for UNSC seat as Permanent member,
The future of Britain's and India's role in Afghanistan
|Than Shwe||Commander-in-Chief||25 Jul 2010||Economic issues|||
|Mahinda Rajapaksa||President||9 Jun 2010|||
|Hamid Karzai||President||26 Apr 2010||Cooperation between two countries,
Joint fight against terrorism
|Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow||President||24 May 2010||First official visit of Berdimuhamedow to India,
Development of trade and economic cooperation
|Ram Baran Yadav||President||15 Feb 2010|||
|Abdullah Gül||President||7 Feb 2010||Cooperation on economic and commercial relations|||
|Mohamed Nasheed||President||21 Oct 2009||India-Maldives relations,
Climate change issues
|Gordon Brown||Prime Minister||21 Jan 2008||Reform of the United Nations Security Council|||
|Luiz inacio lula da silva||President||3 June 2007|
|Vladimir Putin||President||26 Jan 2007||State guest during the Republic Day Parade||Republic Day (India)|
|Traian Basescu||President||22 Oct 2006|
|George W Bush||President||1 Mar 2006||Indo-U.S. civilian nuclear agreement|||
|Jacques Chirac||President||19 Feb 2006||Civilian nuclear cooperation and defence cooperation|||
|Tony Blair||Prime Minister||6 Sep 2005|||
|Pervez Musharraf||President||16 Apr 2005|||
|Ariel Sharon||Prime Minister||9 Sep 2003||First Israeli prime minister to visit India,
agreements and memorandums of understanding on defence, information technology and agriculture.
|Sellapan Ramanathan||President||Jan 2003||
|John Howard||Prime Minister||Jul 2000|||
|Bill Clinton||President||Mar 2000|||
|Abdurrahman Wahid||President||8 Feb 2000|||
|Goh Chok Tong||Prime Minister||17 Jan 2000|||
|Queen Elizabeth II||Queen||12–18 Oct 1997|
|Girija Prasad Koirala||Prime Minister||Dec 1990||New separate trade and transit treaties and other economic agreements||India-Nepal relations#1990s|
|Queen Elizabeth II||Queen||17–26 Nov 1983||7th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting|
|Jimmy Carter||President||1 Jan 1978|||
|Richard Nixon||President||1 Aug 1969|||
|Queen Elizabeth II||Queen||21 Jan–1 Feb, 16–26 Feb, 1–2 Mar 1961|
|Dwight Eisenhower||President||10 Dec 1959|||
|King Saud||King||26 Nov 1955||First visit by head of state of any of the two countries to the other|||
Republic Day Parade Guests
Since 1950, India has been hosting head of state or government of another country as the state guest of honor for Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.The following is the list of Heads of state who have been the state guest of honor for the Republic Day parade.
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