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GUESTS INVITED TO THE STATE DINNER

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Below is a list of attendees expected at Tuesday's state dinner:

President and Michelle Obama

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Gursharan Kaur

Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.)

Sant Singh Chatwal

Montek Singh Ahluwalia, deputy chairman, India's Planning Commission

Mukesh D. Ambani

Tim Dutta, spouse of Pia Awal

David Axelrod, White House senior adviser, and Susan Axelrod

Preeta Bansal, general counsel, Office of Management and Budget

Melody Barnes, White House Domestic Policy Council director

Marland E. Buckner

Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and Janis Berman

Om Prakash Bhatt

Hunter Biden and Kathleen Biden

Vice President Biden and Jill Biden

Robert O. Blake Jr., assistant secretary of South and Central Asian Affairs, and Sofia Blake

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Diana Taylor

John Brennan, White House Homeland Security adviser, and Katherine Brennan

Lisa Brown, White House staff secretary

Kevin Cullen

Donald Browne and Maria Junquera

Carol Browner, director, White House Office of Climate Change Policy, and Tom Downey

William Burns, undersecretary for political affairs, and Lisa Carty

Gen. James E. Cartwright, Joint Chiefs of Staff vice chairman, and Sandee Cartwright

Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Terese Casey

Rajiv Chandrasekaran and Julie Chandrasekaran

I.S. Chaturvedi, personal secretary to Manmohan Singh

Minnesota state Sen. Satveer Chaudhary (D) and Col. Ravi Chaudhary

Rohini Chopra, Deepak Chopra and Rita Chopra

Steven Chu, secretary, U.S. Energy Department, and Jean Chu

Hillary Rodham Clinton, secretary of state

Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) and Emily Clyburn

Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) and Lucy Calautti

David Cote

Katie Couric

Brooks L. Perlin

Greg Craig, assistant to the president, and Margaret D. Craig

Paula and Jim Crown

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)

Maya Rockeymoore

Iowa state Sen. Swati Dandekar and Arvind Dandekar

Rajesh De, deputy assistant attorney general

Nancy Ann DeParle, Office of Health Reform, and Jason P. DeParle

Bhairavi Desai

Javaid Tariq

Vishakha N. Desai

Robert Oxman

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Jackie Clegg Dodd

John Doerr

Thomas Donilon, deputy national security adviser

Cathy Russell

Anita Dunn, White House communications director

Bob Bauer

Ari and Sarah Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel, Obama's chief of staff, and Amy Rule

Jon Favreau, director of Obama's speechwriting

Sarah Feinberg, Office of the Chief of Staff

D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty and Michelle Fenty

Michelle Flournoy

Thomas and Ann Friedman

Mike Froman, deputy national security adviser

Ashok S. Ganguly

Patrick Gaspard, Office of Political Affairs

Raina Washington

Robert Gates

Charlene Gaynor

Richard Heiss

David Geffen and Jeremy Lingvall

Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner and Carole Sonnenfeld

Robert Gibbs, White House press secretary

Anish Goel, National Security Council

Senapathy Gopalakrishnan

Mark Gorenberg

Wendy Wanderman

John and Tamra Gorman

Ohio state Rep. Jay Goyal and Kiran Goyal

Kansas state Rep. Raj Goyle

Monica Arora

Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-Mich.) and Daniel Mulhern

Earl G. Graves and Barbara Graves

Geeta Rao Gupta and Arvind Gupta

Raj Gupta

Rajat and Anita M. Gupta

Sanjay Gupta and Rebecca Olson Gupta

Lee and Nancy Hamilton

Kamala and Maya Harris

Kamil and Talat Hassan

George and Cheryl Haywood

Fred Hochberg, Export-Import Bank, and Thomas P. Healy

Rep. Paul Hodes (D-N.H.) and Margaret Hodes

Attorney General Eric Holder and Sharon Malone

John P. Holdren and Cheryl E. Holdren

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) and John Norton

Robert D. Hormats, State Department undersecretary, and Camille Massey

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Kathleen May

Chris Hughes and Sean S. Eldridge

Jeff Immelt

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) and Irene Hirano

Deepa Iyer, Parag Khandhar and Vasudeva Iyer

Lisa Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency administrator, and Kenneth Jackson

Valerie Jarrett, senior presidential adviser

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.) and Supriya Jindal

Gen. James Jones, national security adviser, and Diane Jones

Ann and Vernon Jordan

Anil Kakani

Farooq and Farida Kathwari

Neal Katyal, Office of the Solicitor General

Jeffrey Katzenberg and Marilyn Katzenberg

Maneesha Kelkar, the women's rights organization Manavi, and Vinay Vaishampayan

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.)

Harish Khare, media adviser to Manmohan Singh

Bradley Kiley, Office of Management and Administration, and James Coley Jr.

Gayle King

Ron Kirk, U.S. trade representative, and Matrice Ellis-Kirk

Ronald Klain, Biden's chief of staff

Chanda D. Kochhar

S.M. Krishna, Indian minister of external affairs

Gaitri Kumar, joint secretary, India's ministry of external affairs

Vivek Kundra

Jhumpa Lahiri and Alberto Vourvoulias

Marc and Cathy Lasry

Jacob Lew, deputy secretary of state

Gary Locke, commerce secretary, and Mona Locke

Christopher Lu, Cabinet affairs, and Kathryn Thomson

Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) and Char Lugar

Michael Lynton and Elizabeth Jamie Alter

Surinder Malhotra

Capricia Marshall, chief of protocol

Alyssa Mastromonaco, Office of Scheduling

Brian Mathis and Tracey Kemble

Kiran Mazumda-Shaw

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Joseph Shepard

Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) and Therese Marie Hansen

Zarin Mehta and Carmen Lasky

Jim Messina, Office of the Chief of Staff

Judd and Linda Miner

Newt and Josephine Minow

Sunil Bharti Mittal

Kalpen Modi, Office of Public Engagement associate director

Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Deborah Mullen

Janet Napolitano, homeland security secretary

M.K. Narayanan, Indian delegation

Shantanu Narayen and Reni Narayen

Raju Narisetti and Durga Raghunath

Martin Nesbitt and Anita Blanchard

Konrad Ng and Maya Soetoro-Ng

Indra Nooyi

Rep. David Obey (D-Wis.) and Joan Obey

Peter Orszag, Office of Management and Budget director

Jim Owens and Katie Owens

Deepak Parekh

Eboo Patel and Shehnez Mansuri

Gov. Deval Patrick (D-Mass.) and Diane Patrick

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Paul Pelosi

Dan Pfeiffer, White House Office of Communications

Sam Pitroda and Anjana Pitroda

Colin Powell and Alma Powell

Rachakonda D. Prabhu

Lata Shete Prabhu

Penny Pritzker

Brian Traubert

Kavita Ramdas

Nirupama Rao, Indian foreign secretary

Preetha Reddy

Gov. Edward G. Rendell (D-Pa.) and Marjorie Rendell

Ben Rhodes, deputy national security adviser

Susan Rice, U.N. ambassador

Ian Cameron

Gov. Bill Richardson (D-N.M.) and Barbara Richardson

Robin Roberts

Marian Robinson

Tim Roemer, U.S. ambassador to India

Mary Johnston

Desirée Rogers, White House social secretary

John Rogers

Christina Romer, Council of Economic Advisers

Dennis Ross, National Security Council

Rep. Ed Royce (D-Calif.) and Marie Therese Royce

Michael Sacks and Cari Sacks

Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (D-Calif.) and James Sullivan

Pankaj Saran, Indian delegation

Shyam Saran, Indian delegation

Jaideep Sarkar, Indian delegation

Parag Saxena

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and Robert Creamer

Phil Schiliro, assistant to the president for legislative affairs, and Jody Schiliro

Annetta Seecharran and Seema Agnani

Stuart Seldowitz, National Security Council

Amartya Sen and Emma Georgina Rothschild

Rajiv J. Shah, undersecretary, Agriculture Department

Sonal Shah, Domestic Policy Council

Vinod Shah

Meera Shankar, Indian ambassador to U.S.

Susan Sher, Michelle Obama's chief of staff

Neil Cohen

M. Night and Bhavna Shyamalan

Amrit and Analjit Singh

Arun K. Singh, Indian delegation

Balvinder Singh and Mohinder Singh

Lakhwinder and Sukhbir Kaur

Upinder Singh

Steven Spielberg

Sri Srinivasan

Carla Garrett

Srinija Srinivasan

Jim Steinberg, deputy secretary of state, and Sherburne Bradstreet

Semonti Stephens, Office of the First Lady

Andy Stern and Anna Burger

Jane and Bill Stetson

Lawrence Summers, National Economic Council, and Elisa New

Mona Sutphen, deputy chief of staff, and Clyde Williams

Ratan Tata

Tina Tchen, Office of Public Liaison

Vinai Thummalapally, Embassy of Belize, and Barbara Thummalapally

Jim Torrey and Rose P. Lynch

Richard Trumka and Paul H. Lemmon

Urvashi Vaid and Kate Clinton

Kirk Wagar and Crystal Connor

Eric E. and Cheryl Whitaker

Brian and Jane Williams

Wellington Wilson and Mrs. Wilson

Neal Wolin, deputy Treasury secretary

Alfre Woodard and Blair Underwood

Fareed Zakaria and Paula Throckmorton Zakaria

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