Namaste Trump

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Namaste Trump
US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Namaste Trump rally
DateFebruary 24, 2020
Time1:30 pm (IST)
LocationSardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad, India
Video footage from the event

Namaste Trump was a rally on February 24, 2020 in Ahmedabad, India. Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad hosted US President Donald Trump along with Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi.[1] The event, titled "Namaste Trump", was a response to the "Howdy Modi" event held in Houston, Texas in September, 2019.[2] Attendance of over 100,000 people was reported,[3] as high as 125,000.[4]

The event was organised in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on afternoon of February 24, 2020. It was the pinnacle of President Donald Trump's visit to India. The event served as a platform for the U.S. president and the Indian prime minister to show off their friendly relationship.[5]

The visit coincided with 2020 Delhi riots,[6][7] leading some politicians to allege rioters of attempting to tarnish country's image.[8]

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  1. ^ "Ahmedabad's Motera Stadium to host US President Donald Trump". Retrieved 2020-02-24.
  2. ^ "It will be Namaste Trump in India after Howdy Modi in US". Bloomberg. February 17, 2020.
  3. ^ "'Namaste Trump': Modi Holds Huge Rally for President's Visit". Associated Press. February 24, 2020 – via The New York Times.
  4. ^ Hannah Ellis-Petersen (February 24, 2020). "'Namaste Trump': India welcomes US president at Modi rally". The Guardian.
  5. ^ Ellis-Petersen, Hannah (February 24, 2020). "'Namaste Trump': India welcomes US president at Modi rally". The Guardian. Retrieved February 28, 2020.
  6. ^ "Death toll rises to 24 from Delhi riots during Trump trip". Associated Press. 26 February 2020.
  7. ^ "As India Counts Dead, Brutality of Hindu-Muslim Riot Emerges". U.S. News. 29 February 2020.
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