White House dinner: Who sat at the head tables?

White House dinner: Who sat at the head tables?

The prime minister and his daughters and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen were seated at First Lady Michelle Obama's table, while Indra Nooyi, Indian American CEO of PepsiCo and Speaker Nancy Pelosi were among those at President Obama's table.
PRESIDENT'S TABLE
Mrs. Gursharan Kaur, the wife of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass)
Ambassador to India Tim Roemer
Mary Johnston, Roemer's guest (likely a relative of his wife, Sally Johnston Roemer)
Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo
Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Paul Pelosi, her husband
David Geffen, the Hollywood titan
Jeremy Lingvall, Geffen's boyfriend
FIRST LADY'S TABLE
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Amrit Singh, the prime minister's daughter, an ACLU lawyer in New York
Upinder Singh, another daughter, a professor at University of Delhi
Dr. Amartya Sen, Nobel-prize winning economist, now at Harvard
Emma Rothschild, Dr. Sen's wife, economic historian, now at Harvard
Gen. Colin Powell, former Secretary of State
Alma Powell, his wife
Rep. Howard Berman, (D-Calif.)
Janis Berman, his wife

--Indo-Asian News Service

A tent on the South lawn of the White House serves as the venue for President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's State Dinner on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday. AP
 White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, center, talks during a State Dinner in a tent on the South Lawn of the White House with President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Washington, Tuessday. AP

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