At a community reception hosted by the India diaspora at the Imperial Ballroom of Hotel Fairmont in San Jose California, singer Kailash Kher shared the stage and a woman tied a rakhi on his hand. Earlier Modi was given a red carpet welcome and was received by San Jose mayor Sam Liccardo and his wife.
During his presentations Modi stressed that India must ensure that technology is accessible and affordable and said that after MyGov.in they have launched the Narendra Modi Mobile App that helps him stay in close touch with people.
He called technology a means to empower and bridge the distance between hope and opportunity to transform lives. Farmers in Maharashtra have also made a WhatsApp group to share farming tips and techniques.
He called Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram the new neighbourhoods of our new world.
The San Jose Convener of the Indo-American Community of the West Coast, Khande Rao said the initiatives taken by Modi since assuming office will make a significant difference in the country’s progress.