Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today addressed over fifty thousand people at the ‘Howdy Modi’ event at NRG stadium in Houston, Texas. Prime Minister was joined by the President of United States of America, Donald J Trump.
Addressing the massive gathering, Prime Minister said that new history and new chemistry are being made at the venue in Houston. “The presence of Donald Trump and the senators talking about India’s progress is a respect to the achievement of the 1.3 billion Indians”, Prime Minister said. He added that the energy at the stadium shows the increasing synergy between India and United States.
“The name of this event is Howdy Modi. But Modi alone is nothing. I am a person working for the wishes of 130 crore people in India. So when you ask – Howdy Modi, I would say all is well in India.”, Prime Minister said. Saying “Everything is fine” in multiple Indian languages,Prime Minister said that thisunity in diversity is the strength of our vibrant democracy.
“Today, India is determined and working hard towards creating a New India”, PM said. He said that lots of efforts are being provided to build a new and better India. “India is not putting off challenges, we are taking them head on. India is not going for incremental changes, we areworking on creating permanent solutions, and makingimpossible possible”, PM said
Highlighting the achievements of NDA government in the past five years, Prime Minister said, “In the last five years, 130 crore Indians have achieved things which on one could have even imagined. We are aiming high, we are achieving higher,”. He mentioned about the transformational action done by his government in providing gas connections to households, improving rural sanitation, creating rural road infrastructure, opening of bank accounts etc.
Prime Minister reiterated the commitment of his government towards ‘Ease of Living’ and ‘Ease of Business’. He outlined the various initiatives undertaken by the government for ensuring ‘Ease of Living’, including removal of obsolete laws, ensuring faster delivery of service, cheap data rate, strong action against corruption, rolling out of GST etc. He said that under his government development will reach each and every Indian.
Speaking about the abrogation of Article 370, PM asked the gathering to give standing ovation to the parliamentarians for taking such a decisive strong action. He said that Article 370 had kept people of Jammu and Kashmir &Ladakh away from development and progress. “Now people of Jammu &Kashmir and Ladakh have the same rights as every Indian.”, PM said.