u.s. president donald trump and indian high minister narendra modi on sunday declared themselves united in a relentless combat towards “terrorism,” vowing a close, private alliance in front of tens of thousands of indian-individuals.
the two leaders, like-minded nationalists keen on fiery rallies and skeptical of conventional media, heaped reward on every other in an unusual joint appearance within the nrg football stadium.
to the bhangra beats of 4 drummers in saffron turbans, trump in his dark fit and modi in a yellow kurta and vest, made a grand front with arms clenched together to ecstatic cheers from the crowd.
trump gained his largest applause when he informed the crowd, many wearing the saffron of india’s right-wing bharatiya janata birthday celebration, “we are dedicated to protective harmless civilians from the hazard of terrorism.”
taking the flavor of considered one of trump’s personal boisterous rallies, modi later requested the crowd to give a status ovation to trump for his stance.
outside the stadium, hindu, muslim, dalit, sikh and christian businesses under the umbrella of alliance for justice and responsibility (aja) held anti-india demonstrations and rallies.
the march, which started from sikh national centre in houston, culminated at the nrg stadium — the venue of the indian most fulfilling’s public amassing.
the protesters made their presence felt with a get dressed rehearsal in conjunction with tractors and trailer vehicles adorned with flags and protest slogans.
the kashmiri-american group, which deliberate the protest out of doors of houston’s nrg stadium towards modi, stated india had violated basic human rights and cut off contact with people in occupied kashmir.