Talking about his experience at “Howdy, Modi!” U.S. President Donald Trump said PM Modi is Father of The Nation. The two leaders met yesterday for bi-lateral talks on sidelines of UNGA after there meeting in Houston.
Describing the love of Indian Diaspora for PM Modi, he said, “They love this gentleman to my right. People went crazy, he [Narendra Modi] is like an American version of Elvis.” He further said that earlier India was torn, there was dissension, fighting and Modi brought it all together like a Father, maybe he is Father of India.
Netizens were quick to take the statement and started sharing their reactions on Trump’s comment. #FatherOfIndia was trending on Twitter.
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The title of Father of the Nation actually belongs to Mahatma Gandhi. He was given the title by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, who in his address on Singapore Radio on July 6, 1944, has addressed Mahatma Gandhi as Father of the Nation.