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As US President Donald Trump lands in India, #GoBackTrump trends on Twitter

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 February 2020, 15:37 IST

Just as United States President Donald Trump landed in Ahmedabad, a number of hashtags like #TrumpinIndia and #NamasteyTrump have been trending on Twitter in India.

#TrumpinIndia was the topmost trend with over 52K tweets while #NamasteyTrump with above 38K tweets held the second position.

#TrumpIndiaVisit and #IndiaWelcomesTrump also figured among the top five of Twitter treands in the country.

Nevertheless, following the US President Trump’s visit to the Sabarmati Ashram, hashtags like #SabarmatiAshram and MahatmaGandhi also creeped up to settle in number six and seven spot on the trending list.

While most of the trending hashtags on Twitter welcomed the US President, #GoBackTrump was also not far behind.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Donald Trump as he landed at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport on his first ever official visit to India in an attempt to strengthen ties between the two nations.

On alighting from the aircraft, Donald Trump was warmly received by PM Modi with the famous ‘bear-hug’.

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was also in attendance to welcome the US President. As Donald Trump walked the red carpet, the US President was given a tri-service guard of honour.

Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi then proceeded to address the huge audience at the houseful Motera Stadium.

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First published: 24 February 2020, 15:33 IST