PM Modi’s address to joint session of US Congress elicits multiple standing ovations
Washington, Jun 23 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nearly hour-long address to the US Congress evoked multiple standing ovations, applauses and cheers from American lawmakers and chants of ‘Modi, Modi’ from members of the diaspora community sitting in the grand House Chamber at the US Capitol here.
Modi became the first Indian leader to address the joint session of the US Congress twice on Thursday. He first addressed a joint meeting of the US Congress in 2016.
Modi arrived in the House Chamber to a rousing reception as lawmakers stood up and applauded as he walked up to the podium to deliver his address.