Rome: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted warmly by the enthusiastic Indian community in Italy on Friday as they raised slogans and chanted his name. PM Modi has gone to Italy to attend the G-20 meeting. When Modi reached Rome on Friday, the Indians and the people of Italy who came to welcome him welcomed him by saying Jai Shri Ram. During this, 3 women sang Shiv Tandav Stotam and surprisingly, 2 out of these 3 women were citizens of Italy. PM Modi also raised slogans of Om Namah Shivay, Jai Shri Ram and Bharat Zindabad with them.
In a video released on social media, Prime Minister Modi was seen happily accepting greetings from the Indian community and shaking hands with the people of the Indian community amid heavy security arrangements at the park. Before meeting the Indian community, Prime Minister Modi paid floral tributes at the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Piazza Gandhi. The people of the Indian community were carrying the tricolor in their hands and were chanting Modi’s name with enthusiasm. The Prime Minister encouraged the people present by shaking hands. People from the Indian community also presented some books to Modi.
In the end, Prime Minister Modi also chanted ‘Om Namah Shivay’ with the people. He appreciated their (people’s) efforts and had a few conversations with them. Modi also inquired about the injured hands of a member of the community present there. Prime Minister Modi held ‘fruitful discussions’ with European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as part of the first official program after arriving here to attend the G20 summit.