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‘Howdy Modi’ : Indian-Americans in Houston set to welcome PM Narendra Modi

Houston, Sep 21: Indian-Americans, residing in Houston, are all prepared to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the grand “Howdy Modi” event scheduled for Sunday.

The event is likely to be attended by over 50,000 audience – the largest gathering for an elected foreign pioneer visiting America, other than of Pope, according to Economic Times.

US President Donald Trump is slated to join Modi at the three-hour “Howdy Modi” event which is organized at the NRG Football Stadium – one of the biggest stadium in the United States.

Indian Ambassador to the US, Harsh V Shringla, along with his group previewed the Houston event early Friday, where preparations are on and in full swing with more than 1,500 volunteers working around to create it as the best and memorable event.

In fact, a car rally was also organized at the NRG Stadium on Friday, where over 200 cars rallied, fluttering both nations’ flags to signify the close bond between the US and India.

The volunteers and organizers wearing “NAMO AGAIN” shirts and chanting “NAMO AGAIN”, said they were ready to welcome PM Modi “wholeheartedly”.

At a press preparation on Friday, Texas India Forum (TIF) spokespersons Priti Dawra, Gitesh Desai and Rishi Bhutada advised media about the occasion course of events, what’s in store and why Houston was picked for such a uber network occasion.

“The event is a grand celebration of culture and unity of America and India, where attendees will hear Modi speak about the deepening US-India ties strengthened by the confirmations of over 3 million Indian Americans in the US and will lay out his vision of continuous India’s growth and development as he begins his second term following his historic re-election,” Dawra said.

“First time the leaders of the world’s two biggest democracies are appearing together at such an event to share their resolve to build strong partnership,” she said.

They will grandstand the developing US-India geopolitical association, responsibility to worldwide harmony and thriving through enterprise, diligent work and penance of the individuals of the two countries. The nearness of these two heads is additionally an indication of the constructive developing impact of Indo Americans and their important commitments to Texas and the United States, the spokespersons said.

Dawra said President Trump’s support in the occasion demonstrates that he is featuring his “generosity and fellowship” towards the Indian Prime Minister, the individuals of India and the Indian American diaspora.


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