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Dhol baaje: A desi welcome for PM Modi in New York

September 24, 2015 09:56 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at The Waldorf Astoria in New York amid a rousing welcome by the India Diaspora.

Modi’s supporters thronged the Big Apple to get a glimpse of the popular PM. They stood for hours with placards; some with dhols dressed up in traditional finery. It was a desi party on the streets of New York. 

The music of dhols and lezims filled the air in New York, as hundreds gathered to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photograph: Paresh Gandhi

Modi gets a grand welcome in New York. Photograph: Paresh Gandhi


Namaste, Modi. Dolled up in Maharashtrian sarees these girls waited to welcome the PM. Photograph: @ANI/Twitter 

A selfie with Modi will have to wait. Photograph: SnapsIndia 

It was a party on the streets of New York. Photograph: @ANI/Twitter

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