In a message to Mr Obama, Mr Mukherjee said, "India and USA have together, built on the bedrock of timeless shared values, a strategic partnership that encompasses virtually every field of human endeavour, one that seeks to transform not only the lives of our respective citizens, but also to create a better world for all."
"It gives me great pleasure to convey warm felicitations and good wishes of the people and the Government of India on the 238th Independence Day of the USA," he said.
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