comscore Twitter erupts to welcome Obama to India, PMO account tweets Narendra Modi hugging the US President

Twitter erupts to welcome Obama to India, PMO account tweets Narendra Modi hugging the US President

Dear Obama, could you visit Mumbai? Nothing political....just....we could really use the clean up! Aap aate ho, toh Ghar Saaf ho jata hai!


Ahead of the Republic Day tomorrow, US President Barack Obama today set foot in India. On a three-day visit, Obama will be attending the Republic Day parade as chief guest and also hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The visit has been making waves on the social media led by the official PM Twitter account, which tweeted the photo of Modi welcoming Obama.  Also Read - Losing thousands of Twitter followers? Here’s why that might be happening

The tweet read, “President @BarackObama & First Lady @MichelleObama were welcomed by PM @narendramodi at Delhi airport.” Accompanying the tweet, was a photo of Modi embracing Obama on the New Delhi Airport tarmac. Surprisingly, Modi and Obama who are quite active on the social media have been quiet since morning with no tweets regarding the visit.

Obama’s National Security Council (NSC) tweeted Jai Hind, and National Security Advisor Susan Rice too expressed her excitement in being with Obama in India.



As mentioned above, Obama is on a three-day visit to India. This is the first time an US President will be attending India’s Republic Day parade. Obama will also be hosting a radio show with PM Modi during his visit.

The Twitterati have been buzzing with the visit as well, and hashtags like #ObamaInIndia, #NamastePOTUS, Welcome to India, and US President have been trending all morning.



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  • Published Date: January 25, 2015 12:20 PM IST
  • Updated Date: January 25, 2015 12:50 PM IST

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