Prime Minister Narendra Modi glued NRIs & PIOs in USA
By Vijay Jolly, Global Convenor BJP Overseas Affairs
New Delhi (Oct 11, 2014): Popular leader of 1.2 billion people, the Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi electrified 20,000 strong American Indians at Madison Square Garden, New York with a motivating speech. Mr. Modi not only won the heads & hearts in America but also glued NRIs ( Non Resident Indians ) & PIOs ( People of Indian Origin ) worldwide claimed Global Convenor BJP Overseas Affairs Vijay Jolly who attended the New York program. All major TV channels covered it worldwide.
Mr. Modi is the most consequential leader of the World in the 21st century. He is a reformer & modernizer. Tough against corruption, courts foreign investment and pursues pro-growth economic model.
American Indians repeatedly cheered 125 times during Indian PM Modi speech from a rotating stage at MSG. It was a historic moment. First time after Indian Independence,an Indian PM addressed such a massive -cheering crowd at a big sporting mega - stadium on overseas shores stated Mr. Jolly.
Thousands cheered while India's new Prime Minister took on a "rock- star" status wrote widely read popular English paper USA TODAY stated BJP leader Vijay Jolly who specially flew from India to be a part of this massive & historic NAMO program in New York. Large electronic display board screens at famous Times Square also showed the "Modi-Modi" chants of young and old including women's clad in colorful sarees & western dresses.
PM Modi addressed the United Nations General Assembly in Hindi at New York on Saturday 27th Sep. And again on Sunday 28th Sep gave a sterling performance and spoke in spell bound Hindi language at the Indian American Community Foundation program in MSG.
Nearly 40 prominent US Senators, Congressmen, Congresswomen & other dignitaries were present & applauded the Indian leader. The Hon'ble Foreign Minister of India SmtSushmaSwraj graced the occasion. BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav besides Vijay Jolly Global Convenor BJP Overseas Affairs, ParamPujyaniDidiMaaSadhviRitambara of Vatasalya Gram-Mathura Vrindavan, His Holy Pujya Swami ChidanandSaraswati President ParmarthNiketan Ashram, Rishikes , Singapore NRI Industrialist Dr. B.K.Modi& Bollywood actress MsPeityZinta attended the program. A large contingent of responsive Bora muslim brothers & sisters repeatedly cheered Indian Prime Minister during his one hour and thirty minutes long speech.
India is a young nation with large young work force. We are no longer a nation of snake charmers & snakes. But a nation of mouse tapping fingers. In India democracy is not just a system but is a faith & belief. India and United States of America are permanent allies. India with the largest number of educated professionals provide a ready work force to the entire world. Live and let others live in peace &tranquility. The world order today is of business& economics. Sops for NRIs & PIOs.Sought help & assistance of American Indians for Clean Ganga project in India. Clean India project along with building toilets for the poor and chai -wallas( tea vendors ) evoked standing ovation. Visa on arrival in India for all Americans drew loud cheers.
A star studded gala dinner for specially invited 500 Indian American guests at Taj Hotel was organised by Indian Ambassador Dr S.Jaishankar. It was attended by Indian business tycoons MukeshAmbani, Adani, IndraNooyi,AjayBanga and prominent US Congressmen Edward Royce, TulsiGabbard, CinthiaLumis and TV Asia Chief H.R .Shah &others.
Prime Minister NarendraModiMonday breakfast meeting with American Corporate leaders and his pitch for “ Make in India “ campaign won another day for India in US. The Sundays rock-star became the Mondays businessman.
This meeting focused on economic growth, exploring opportunities in infrastructure and hard selling “ Make in India “ was attended by Pepsico- IndraNooyi, Boeings- James Mcnerney, Goldman Sachs-Lloyd Blankfein, Google-Eric Schmidt, Mastercard-Ajay Banga, Caterpillar-Douglas Oberhelman, Citigroup-Michael Corbat, Cargill-David W Maclennan, IBM-Virginia Rometty, GE- Jeff Immelt, Blackrock-Laurence D.Fink,Hospira-Michael Ball , Merck-Kenneth C.Frazier, Warburg Pincus-Charles Kaye, Carlyle-David Rubenstein, AES-Andres Gluski, KKR-Henry R.Kravies tycoons etc.
At New York, PM Modi hosted two women leaders of America namelyMsTulsiGabbard and Nikki Haley belonging to opposing parties in US. He also met Bill & Hillary Clinton and congratulated them for becoming grandparents.
It was mission accomplished after a warm meeting with US President Barack Obama and a joint statement for Prime Minister NarendraModi at the conclusion of five day US trip. After their two hours summit meeting, Obama departed from schedule for a walk with Modi around Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington D.C.
A lavish vegetarian dinner was laid at White House for the navratri fasting Indian Prime Minister. But he took water intake while his delegation relished the veg dinner.
Revitalised convergence of Indo-US interests, joint Indo-American efforts against terrorists & terrorist modules –Al Qaeda ,Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish –e-Mohammad , Dawood- D-company&Haqqani network shall strengthen US-India plan for clampdown on terror.
Also the announcement by PM Modifor visa on arrival for American citizens shall boost tourism. Incredible India stands to gains with US Citizens per capita spending of US$ 1,350 in the previous years. Every year of 6.9 million tourists in India, US accounts for nearly 1 million tourists . And nearly 50% of US tourists come to visit friends & families, spend on travel, tourism, shopping and medical surgeries in India.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj ably accompanied the Prime Minister at UN, NY & Washington. She led bilateral talks and warm Indian handshakes with more than 90 plus Foreign Heads of Mission in United Nations.
Overseas Friends of BJP –US led by its dynamic President Chandrakant Patel and his team organized a reception at Albert Jasani Hall in New Jersey to honor Sushma Swaraj. A shawl along with Gita was presented to her at the largely attended public meeting in NJ.
Global Convenor BJP Overseas Affairs Vijay Jolly in his forceful speech lauded the pro-active Indian External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj and termed her as the modern day nightingale of India. Within a short span of three months, her trips to Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, US and meetings with French, Chinese and other global leaders including release of Indian nurses caught in Iraq crises earned her accolades at the OFBJP meet.
A symbolic “Swachchh Bharat” Abhiyan (Clean-India) campaign was initiated by Global Convenor BJP Overseas Affairs Vijay Jolly on Gandhi Jayanti at New York. This was orchestra by OFBJP and BJP workers in New York in support of GOI & PM Narendra Modi campaign.
It was Modiji’s historic US visit in modern times & world politics. Modi wave hit New York and Washington alike.
Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi majestically walked, talked and engaged in warm handshakes and made All Indians Proud of Their Motherland- INDIA.