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US President Barack Obama addressed a selected gathering of 2,000 students at Siri Fort auditorium in New Delhi. In this conclusive event before wrapping up his 3-day visit, he suprised the audience with his speech that started with a 'namaste' and ended with 'Jai Hind'. Here are the best parts of Obama's Siri Fort address in a series of videos.
The President, who has been using a smattering of Hindi in his speeches throughout his three-day landmark visit to India, even used a dialogue from Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge to the delight of his audience.