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‘Moments from Houston’: PM Narendra Modi posts photos, videos from ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has posted photographs with US President Donald Trump and of the largely Indian-American audience and videos of the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ diaspora outreach at one of the largest stadiums in America.

india Updated: Sep 23, 2019 17:26 IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump meet at the NRG stadium in Houston on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump meet at the NRG stadium in Houston on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
         

After the well-attended ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event in Houston, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been tweeting pictures and videos of the programme at the US city in Texas reliving moments.

The Prime Minister has posted photographs with US President Donald Trump and of the largely Indian-American audience and videos of the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ diaspora outreach at one of the largest stadiums in America.

“Moments from Houston that will always remain a part of my memory. I thank all those who came for the #HowdyModi programme,” the Prime Minister tweeted.

Watch: Howdy Modi: Donald Trump says India never had better friend in White House 

“The event was lively, showcasing the special features of Indian culture and accomplishments of the Indian diaspora,” Modi posted.

Also read: PM Modi’s spectacular Houston event delivers multiple messages and one agenda

The Prime Minister had tweeted his thanks to US President Donald Trump for his ‘respect towards India and the Indian diaspora’ after the US president attended the 50,000 strong rally along with Modi, making it the first event of its kind.

Modi posted four photographs with the US president on Twitter, saying his presence in Houston was “a watershed moment in India-USA ties”.

Also read: ‘Aiming high, achieving higher’, says PM Modi at Houston’s ‘Howdy, Modi’ event

His address at the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event was third major speech to the Indian-American community after he became the Prime Minister in 2014 and the first after his re-election in May.

Also read: ‘Howdy Modi was unprecedented’, Amit Shah tweets after PM’s Houston event

The previous two were at the Madison Square Garden in New York in 2014 and the Silicon Valley in 2016. Both the events were attended by more than 20,000 people.