Modi, however, has undertaken several visits to US as India’s PM. Here is a look back at his previous visits to the United States (as listed on the US State Department’s website):
|Visit No.||Year||Dates||Visit purpose||US President|
|1.||2014||September 29-30||Working visit||Barack Obama|
|2.||2016||March 31-April 1||To attend the Nuclear Security Summit||Barack Obama|
|3.||2016||June 7||Working Lunch||Barack Obama|
|4.||2017||June 25-26||Official Working Lunch||Donald Trump|
|5.||2019||September 22||Participated in a rally in Houston, Texas||Donald Trump|
He went there in September 2021 as well; that trip, however, is not listed on the State Department’s website.
Indian PMs in United States
As many as 9 Indian prime ministers, including Modi and his predecessor Singh, have undertaken official visits to the United States. While Singh went there 8 times, Jawaharlal Nehru, the country’s first PM, made as many as 4 visits, the same number as Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who preceded Singh in the office.
Others are Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi (3 each), PV Narasimha Rao (2), and Morarji Desai and IK Gujral (1 each).
Published: 2023-06-20 13:23:03