Watch: PM Narendra Modi’s full address to US Congress

PM Narendra Modi received a standing ovation at the end of his US Congress speech.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: June 9, 2016 2:31 pm
Narendra Modi, US congress, Modi US congress, modi us congress speech, modi congress us, modi speech live, Modi speech text, modi news, live modi us congress, india news Prime Minister Modi addresses a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday. (Source: Reuters)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed US Congress on Wednesday. He spoke on issues ranging from climate change to terrorism, defence and security cooperation to trade and economic relationship. PM Modi was invited to Capitol Hill by House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan.

PM Modi, during his speech, praised US for being world’s oldest democracy and said “this temple of democracy has encouraged and empowered other democracies the world over.”

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He then went on and compared India, world’s largest democracy, with United States and said that founding fathers of both the counties stood for ‘equality for all’.

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PM Modi was given standing ovation by the Congress after the end of his speech.

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        T DILIP
        Jun 9, 2016 at 9:34 am
        What an excellent performance from a man who's second language is English ! What motivates a man like Narendra Modi speak extempore so well is that he speaks from his heart !! ~ Dilip