Respect for India has risen globally since 2014: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, last evening, returned to India after concluding his US trip to a rousing welcome by the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was received by party president J P Nadda among other senior leaders as he landed at the Palam Airport.

Addressing the people, PM Modi said that there has been a change in the attitude of global leaders towards India and that the country’s stature has risen immensely since 2014. Talking about the Howdy Modi event, the PM said that it was a huge success and wherever he went he was greeted by “Howdy Modi”.

“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.

Mentioning the surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army on terror launch pads three years ago, PM Modi paid his respects to the armed forces personnel for keeping the integrity of India intact.

“Three years ago, the brave soldiers of my country had showcased the glory of India before the world by executing the surgical strike. Remembering that night today, I salute the courage of our brave soldiers,” the PM said.

People turned up in large numbers outside Palam Technical Airport to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is returning after a week-long visit US visit. People, some of them who came wearing colourful clothes raised slogans “Har Har Modi, Ghar Ghar Modi’ as they danced to beats of drums at the cultural program organised by the BJP Delhi unit at the Palam airport.

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari was also present in the event. Holding national flags in their hands, people chanted ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and said Modi brought glory to the country.

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