top Minister Narendra Modi delivered a 50-minute-lengthy at the usa Congress on Wednesday which changed into peppered with status ovations and applauses from the american lawmakers. It changed into said that the speech changed into interrupted more than 40 times by cheers.
In his cope with, Modi invoked American icons like Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Walt Whitman and Norman Borlaug in addition to Mahatma Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda and Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said that India and the united states, the sector’s largest and oldest democracies, had learnt loads from every other’s philosophies and practices, making them ‘herbal allies’.
dressed in trademark white kurta-pyjama and grey-colored half-jacket, Modi changed into warmly acquired by using the american lawmakers.
The prime minister hailed america Congress, describing it as a ‘temple of democracy’ from which democracies global over had learnt.