The prime minister said India-US relations are no longer just another partnership. 'It is a far greater and closer relationship now. One is the 'land of the free' the other believes the world is one family,' he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed US President Donald Trump's visit to India as a "new chapter" in the historic Indo-US relations, adding their ties is no longer just another partnership but a far greater and closer relationship. Follow live updates here
Dance groups and singers from different parts of the country will be performing on stages that are dotting the 22-km route of the 'India roadshow' in the city that has was been spruced up for Trump's visit.
PM Modi and Trump are scheduled to address "Namaste Trump" event at the newly-built cricket stadium in Motera area in the city on February 24, which is likely to be attended by more than 1.10 lakh people.
Taking a dig at the construction of a wall on a plot having several slum structures in Ahmedabad, the Sena said the US president's trip would neither stop the fall of rupee's value in forex market nor offer betterment to those (slum dwellers) behind the wall.