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PM Modi's Witty Remark, "If You Ask 'Howdy, Modi', I'll Say - Everything Great In India"
If you ask me 'Howdy, Modi?' My answer is: Everything is great in India," the Prime Minister said, referring to the title of the programme, billed by the organisers as largest-ever turnout for a foreign elected leader on US soil.
PM Modi Addressed a Packed NRC Stadium, During Howdy Modi Event
New Delhi: The Prime Minister today addressed the much-anticipated "Howdy Modi" event and showcased India's "Unity in Diversity" at a huge forum in the US -- the mega public meeting in Houston attended not only by 50,000 Indian Americans but a battery of US lawmakers and President Donald Trump.
PM Modi said that if you ask me 'Howdy, Modi?' My answer is: Everything is great in India," referring to the title of the programme, billed by the organisers as largest-ever turnout for a foreign elected leader on US soil.
He then proceeded to translate the words in various Indian languages, adding at the end, "Our American friends must be amazed by what I said... All I said was -- everything is fine."
Citing languages as an example, he then said, "Unity in diversity is our heritage, it is our specialty... It is proof of our vibrant democracy. This is our power, inspiration. Wherever we go, we take principles of diversity and democracy".
Prime Minister Modi had landed in the US for a week-long visit on Saturday.
Over the coming days, he will hold several bilateral meetings and address the United Nations General Assembly.
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