With senior leaders of the coalition occupying the podium, Dr Singh made a brief speech highlighting the achievements of his government in office during the last three years. It was followed by a speech made in Hindi by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi.
The Prime Minister then presented a " Report to the People" to Mrs Gandhi, highlighting the important programmes and policies implemented by the government.
It was followed by a dinner which was attended by left party leaders, including Prakash Karat, Sitaram Yechury, A B Bardhan and D Raja. The BSP leaders also attended the dinner besides several cabinet ministers.