Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu hold roadshow in Ahmedabad; duo visits Sabarmati Ashram, iCreate center [Photos]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu reached Ahmedabad on Wednesday where they held a roadshow, visited Sabarmati Ashram and inaugurated the iCreate centre

FP Staff January 17, 2018 16:35:25 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu reached Ahmedabad on Wednesday where they held a roadshow, visited Sabarmati Ashram and inaugurated the iCreate centre. Reuters
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu reached Ahmedabad on Wednesday where they held a roadshow, visited Sabarmati Ashram and inaugurated the iCreate centre. Reuters
In the morning, Modi received Netanyahu and his wife Sara at the Ahmedabad airport and the leaders proceeded in a roadshow toward the Sabarmati Ashram, with crowds of people thronging both sides of the road. PTI
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In the morning, Modi received Netanyahu and his wife Sara at the Ahmedabad airport and the leaders proceeded in a roadshow toward the Sabarmati Ashram, with crowds of people thronging both sides of the road. PTI
As the cavalcade with the two prime ministers proceeded, crowds waved Indian and Israeli flags. Over 50 stages were set up along the route of the cavalcade for cultural displays and performances. Twitter @PMOIndia
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As the cavalcade with the two prime ministers proceeded, crowds waved Indian and Israeli flags. Over 50 stages were set up along the route of the cavalcade for cultural displays and performances. Twitter @PMOIndia
Later, both the leaders spent around 20 minutes in Sabarmati Ashram premises, where they visited 'Hriday Kunj', the home of Mahatma Gandhi. PTI
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Later, both the leaders spent around 20 minutes in Sabarmati Ashram premises, where they visited 'Hriday Kunj', the home of Mahatma Gandhi. PTI
The two dignitaries also tried their hands at the 'charkha', the hand spinning wheel. In the visitor's book, Netanyahu wrote "An inspiring visit to the hearth of one of humanity's great prophets of inspiration - Mahatma Gandhi". PTI
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The two dignitaries also tried their hands at the 'charkha', the hand spinning wheel. In the visitor's book, Netanyahu wrote "An inspiring visit to the hearth of one of humanity's great prophets of inspiration - Mahatma Gandhi". PTI
They also flew kites for a couple of minutes, as their visit comes just a few days after 'Uttarayana' (or Makar Sankranti), the Gujarat's popular kite festival. PTI
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They also flew kites for a couple of minutes, as their visit comes just a few days after 'Uttarayana' (or Makar Sankranti), the Gujarat's popular kite festival. PTI
Later, both the leaders also attended the inauguration of the iCreate centre at Deo Dholera Village in Ahmedabad. They also took a tour of the facility and visited various stalls that highlight latest technologies and innovations across various fields. Twitter @BJP4Gujarat
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Later, both the leaders also attended the inauguration of the iCreate centre at Deo Dholera Village in Ahmedabad. They also took a tour of the facility and visited various stalls that highlight latest technologies and innovations across various fields. Twitter @BJP4Gujarat
The Israeli prime minister is the third international leader whom Modi is hosting in his home state of Gujarat after Japanese premier Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Twitter @BJP4Gujarat
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The Israeli prime minister is the third international leader whom Modi is hosting in his home state of Gujarat after Japanese premier Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Twitter @BJP4Gujarat