The first video from inside the mega Houston NRG Stadium where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address over 50,000 people is out on Friday. Republic TV has accessed visuals from inside the stadium. The NRG stadium is one of the largest football stadiums in America. PM Modi's welcoming event, 'Howdy Modi' is all set to commence on September 22 in Houston, USA. The event is titled 'Share dreams, Bright Future', organized by the non-profit organization- Texas India Forum (TIF). PM Modi will be on a week-long trip to the US from September 22 till September 27.
Ahead of mega #HowdyModi event, see the first visuals of the preparations at Houston's NRG stadium which will play host to 50,000 Indian-Americans, on Republic TV, here - https://t.co/lpnVZxoMbs pic.twitter.com/nEcj2MItrK— Republic (@republic) September 20, 2019
According to the Texas India Forum (TIF), the crowd turnout for the event is expected to be the largest for any Indian Prime Minister's address in the North America. It is further supposed to be the largest crowd for a democratically elected foreign leader in America. According to a press release given by the TIF, more than 650 community organizations have signed up as the Welcome Partners for the 'Howdy Modi' event. Earlier on Wednesday, huge billboards have been put up in Houston welcoming PM Modi and his event.
The White House earlier had confirmed that American President Donald Trump will be attending the 'Howdy, Modi!' event to welcome PM Modi and to portray the strong Indo-US ties. The event will be focusing on the success of the Indian-Americans and their contribution to the US as well as the relationship between the US and India. Taking it to Twitter, PM Modi has appreciated Trump's gesture to attend the event.
The special gesture of President @realDonaldTrump to join us in Houston highlights the strength of the relationship and recognition of the contribution of the Indian community to American society and economy. #HowdyModi— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 16, 2019