Modi arrives in New Delhi from New York City where he was felicitated with garlands. Photograph:( ANI )
The PM was received by the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) working President JP Nadda.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Delhi on Saturday after a week-long visit at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York where he discussed bilateral issues with prominent leaders of the world and spoke extensively about curbing terrorism and decelerating climate change.
The PM was received by the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) working President JP Nadda. Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari was also present to receive him.
Before he showed up, people turned up in large numbers outside Palam Technical Airport to welcome the Indian prime minister.
Many were seen chanting slogans "Har Har Modi, Ghar Ghar Modi" in anticipation of PM's arrival.
"We are here to receive to Modiji. We are very excited to see him," Surya Kumar, a BJP worker told ANI.
The PM arrived in an Air India flight at 8pm (IST) and deboarded thirty minutes later.
In the backdrop of the excitement surrounding his return, Delhi Police had put into place elaborate security arrangements for PM Modi's arrival.
"Nine companies of para-military forces have been deployed in the national capital. Anti-terror measures have also been taken. The security arrangements will be in order in coordination with all agencies. Snipers will be deployed on rooftops," MS Randhawa, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Central Delhi said.