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Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman applaud PM Modi's speech at 'Howdy, Modi' event

PM Modi arrives at the event. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Sep 23, 2019, 10.00 AM (IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

The Union ministers on Sunday applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the ''Howdy, Modi'' event in Houston.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that the prime minister is working tirelessly to achieve a New India and that once again he showed his ability to make a mark at the global stage with his leadership and statesmanship. 

''The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has once again shown his ability to make a mark at the global stage with his leadership and statesmanship. Today’s event at Huston was the reaffirmation of his charisma, his appeal and the impact he has around the world, Singh tweeted.

''Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi wants to take India to newer heights in the 21st century. He is working tirelessly to achieve a New India. The manner in which he is moving forward I am confident that this dream would become a reality in the coming decade,'' Singher further added.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was all praise for PM Modi.

''Prime Minister Narendra Modi focused on India’s aspirations, India’s safety, India’s determination to well govern itself and credited all in our Parliament for the farewell given to #Article370. It was a speech for a NewIndia,'' Sitharaman tweeted.

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The prime minister on Sunday addressed the Indian diaspora in Houston's "Howdy, Modi" event in the presence of US President Donald Trump.

Often hailed as a people's leader, PM Modi spoke about various issues including sanitation, data affordability, ease of business and highlighted the progress made during his tenure.

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The Prime Minister said India was striving to become a 5 trillion dollar economy and the government was laying thrust on boosting infrastructure, investment and exports.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that the prime minister is working tirelessly to achieve a New India and that once again he showed his ability to make a mark at the global stage with his leadership and statesmanship.