India showed its presence globally: PM Narendra Modi

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India showed its presence globally: PM Narendra Modi
India showed its presence globally: PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi : Returning to India after a grand one-week-long US trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received by a huge crowd at the Palam airport. 

As thousands of people celebrated his arrival at the airport with banners and slogans of ‘Har Har Modi, Ghar Ghar Modi’, the Prime Minister greeted them and thanked the 1.3 billion citizens of India for the huge success of his global visit.

Addressing approximately 50,000 people at the Palam airport, the PM Modi said, "I want to thank you all for coming in large numbers. This has been a memorable welcome back home. On this occasion, I bow to each and every Indian."

"After assuming office in 2014, I went to the UN. I went to the UN even now. In these five years, I have seen a big change. The respect for India, the enthusiasm towards India has increased significantly. This is due to the 130 crore Indians," he added.

He also claimed that India's position at the global stage has transformed drastically. He said, "The honour and respect for India have increased in the world. The credit for the same goes to the brothers and sisters of our country, and Indians living abroad."

"The Howdy Modi event in Houston was grand. President Trump was present there. In addition to all this, what stands out is the manner in which the Indian community in the USA, in Texas and in Houston showcased their presence," said the Prime Minister highlighting his grand diaspora event in Texas.

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