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PM Modi sees US as an indispensable partner, commends role in curbing terror

Washington DC: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Joint Meeting of US Congress in Capitol Hill.

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Congress Welcome Committee Member Shalab Kumar said the Prime Minister’s address is an opportunity for India to extend hand of friendship to America.
Reflecting a new sense of bonhomie between India and the US, top American lawmakers have praised the leadership of Modi and underscored that the bilateral relationship has entered a new phase.
The speech would be telecast nationwide live on C-Span, a cable and satellite television network.
BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav said that the aim of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s current US visit is to consolidate progress made by both the countries in diverse areas and to intensify cooperation for the future. Earlier, addressing the US India Business Council (USIBC), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is poised to contribute as the new engine of global growth and asserted that a larger Indian economy has “multiple benefits” for the world.
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Very good speech by PM Modi, his points on terrorism was the highlight: Rodney Davis,US Congressman #ModiInUSA pic.twitter.com/lBrZxpEfK7
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It was a great speech by PM Modi, fantastic. I am very impressed: Paul Cook,US Congressman #ModiInUSA
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Very good speech by PM Modi, his points on terrorism was the highlight: Rodney Davis,US Congressman #ModiInUSA
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PM Modi meets US Congress members after concluding his speech #ModiInUSA
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“In my final words, I would like to quote Walt Whitman, ‘The orchestra have sufficiently tuned their instruments, the baton has given the signal.’ To this, I would like to add that there is a new symphony in play.”

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Modi says, “Constraints of the past are behind us and foundations of the future firmly in place.”

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But its(terrorism) philosophy is common, of hate, murder and violence: PM Modi at US Congress pic.twitter.com/qnP5eLYfbo
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Terrorism incubated in India’s neighbourhood,commend US Cong for sending clear message to those who preach terror for political gains:PM
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For us in India, to live in harmony with mother earth is a part of our ancient belief: PM Modi at US Congress
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As we embark on a new journey and seek new focus, let us focus not just on routine matters but also on transformational ideas. Ideas, not just to create wealth but also to create values for our societies. Not just immediate gains but also long-term benefits.”

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“We were the first to respond amidst the Nepal earthquake, Maldives water crisis and Sri Lanka’s landslides.”

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“There is no good or bad terrorism. Those who believe in humanity must come together to fight against terrorism as one and speak for it as one voice. ”

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“Terrorism remains the biggest threat. From West of India’s border to Africa, it may go by different names, LeT, Taliban or ISIS.”

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“I see US as an indispensable partner. Many of you believe that a stronger & prosperous India is in America’s strategic interest.”
“​India’s strong economy and growth rate of 7.6% per annum, is creating new opportunities for our mutual prosperity.”

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My dream is to economically empower our billion citizens through many social and economic transformations: PM Modi
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Modi says “Connecting our two nations is also a unique and dynamic bridge of three million Indian Americans which includes astronauts, engineers,economists, doctors and spelling bee champions.”

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“SIRI tells us that India’s ancient heritage of Yoga has over 30 million practitioners in the USA.”
Modi lightly adds, “No, Mr. Speaker we have not yet claimed intellectual collective right on Yoga.”

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“The genius of Baba Saheb Ambedkar was nurtured in the years he spent at the Columbia University a century ago. No wonder then, that President Obama has called our ties the defining partnership of the 21st century.”

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Modi says, “I am informed that the working in the US Congress is harmonious. Well, you are not alone, time and again, I have also witnessed the same spirit in the Indian Pariament, especially in the Upper House.”

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Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee called India and the US, ‘natural allies’: PM Modi at US Congress #ModiInUSA
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PM Modi said , “As representative of world’s largest democracy, it is indeed a privilege to speak to the leaders of the oldest.”
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There were many who doubted India when, as a newly independent nation, we reposed our faith in democracy: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/KFVsv3k8QN
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Modi address US Congress, says, “Our founders created a modern nation with freedom and equality with an essence of its own, in doing so they assured we continue to celebrate our age-old diversity. Today across its institutions, its villages , its cities, in the diversity of its languages, India lives as one, India grows as one, India celebrates as one.”

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PM Modi address the Joint Meeting of US Congress, says, “this temple of democracy has empowered and encouraged other democracies of the world.”

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Washington DC: PM Modi meets Vice President Joe Biden at US Capitol #ModiInUSA
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Washington DC: Kalpana Chawla’s family arrives at US Capitol, PM Modi to address US Congress shortly #ModiInUSA
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PM Modi meeting Congressional leadership including speaker Paul Ryan.
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Washington DC: PM Modi meets Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan (source: MEA) #ModiInUSA
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