Multiple articles shared on Facebook have claimed that crowds left a stadium during President Trump's speech in India on Monday, February 24, In the stadium, a rally of over , people was held Reuters report here , titled "Namaste, Trump". The President's visit came at a time of protests in India over the new citizenship law that protesters believe discriminates against Muslims. A Reuters reporter said that many had been brought to the stadium hours before and started to leave once they had seen both Modi and Trump speak, due to the heat.
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The arena, the largest cricket stadium in the world and the second-largest stadium in the world, was packed with more than , people who cheered as the two world leaders entered to the Village Men song "Macho Man. And hello to India. This is such a great honor. Let me begin by expressing my profound gratitude to an exceptional leader, a great champion of India, a man who works night and day for his country, and a man I am proud to call my true friend: Prime Minister Modi," Trump said. Democratic political legend James Carville reacts to news that Sen. Bernie Sanders will win the Nevada presidential primary. Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, defended the administration against a "fake news" assertion that Russians are intentionally helping President Trump by interfering in the election on Sunday's edition of "Meet the Press. Sign In.
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As part of publicity blitz, party posts video with animated Muslim characters to bust 'myths' around the new law. The law has stoked concerns that Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government wants to marginalise India's Muslim minority by making religion a basis of citizenship. Modi says law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India. Why are so many Indians protesting against the citizenship law? The Citizenship Amendment Act, passed by the Indian Parliament earlier this month, allows people of six religions from Muslim-majority Pakistan , Bangladesh and Afghanistan an easier path to citizenship. The law has triggered nationwide protests, killing at least 25 people in almost two weeks of demonstrations and violence, forcing the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party BJP to resort to social media messages. Translation: We appeal to all Muslim brothers and sisters to first understand the Citizenship Amendment Act and make the others understand too.