Houston mayor Sylvester Turner presents Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the city's key at the NRG Stadium in Houston during the Howdy, Modi! event on Sep 22, 2019

'Howdy Modi' the mega event is about to begin in an hour and the atmosphere is electrifying in the NRG stadium and elsewhere as the Indian PM is about to arrive

Euphoria has spread across the stadium with electrifying dhol performance and slogans of 'Modi Zindabad', 'Bharat Mata ki Jay' and 'Vande Mataram'

Ahead of 'Howdy Modi' the mega event, the atmosphere inside the NRG stadium is nothing short of electrifying. As the Indian Prime Minister is about to take the world by storm, the stadium is filled with dhol performances and people chanting slogans such as ‘Howdy Modi’, ‘Modi Zindabad’, ‘Bharat Mata ki Jay’ and ‘Vande Mataram’. The crowd seemed to be erupting in euphoria in anticipation of meeting the PM. In what seems like an event that is no less than a big-league sporting final. People were seen carrying the Indian flags while they were entering the stadium and filling up the stands.

Republic TV Speaks To The Ecstatic Crowd

Amidst the electrifying atmosphere, Republic TV got an opportunity to speak to the people present there, one Kashmiri Pandit who was present at the Prime Minister’s interaction with the Kashmiri Pandits was fascinated with the interaction and the Prime Minister’s assurance of taking Kashmir on the path of progress. While speaking to Republic TV he got emotional with the PM’s assurance and said, “Modi during his interaction said that he understands the pain of Kashmiri Pandits and that everyone will come together to make a new and progressive Kashmir” 

India Has Come A Long Way

Shishir Bajoria an industrialist and promoter of the SK Bajoria Group who was also a former President of the Indian Chamber of Commerce, is also attending the event. While speaking to Republic TV, he said this is the first time that the President of the United States of America has come to share the stage with the Prime Minister of India.

Another Kashmiri Pandit said her community had suffered for a long time but as there is always a light at the end of the tunnel, the Indian Prime Minister has brought the hope back for a peaceful Kashmir. 

Modi! Modi! Modi! Modi! are the chants all around.