A dance troupe rehearses on the Gujarat stage erected as part of the ‘India roadshow’. | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
A dance troupe rehearses on the Gujarat stage erected as part of the ‘India roadshow’. | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
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Ahmedabad: Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to greet US President Donald Trump in a massive roadshow in Ahmedabad before he arrives at the newly-built Motera cricket stadium Monday.

Dance groups and singers from different parts of the country will be performing on stages dotting the 22-km route of the ‘India roadshow’ in the city that has been spruced up for Trump’s visit. There is one stage for every state on the route.

‘Namaste Trump’ will be similar to the landmark ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event hosted by the Indian-American community in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Houston in September 2019.

Artists from Kashmir showcase their performance | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Artistes from Kashmir showcase their performance | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Native artists of Odisha perform Odissi | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Artistes of Odisha rehearse their Odissi performance | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Traditional dance of Gujarat | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Traditional dance of Gujarat | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
The state of Tamil Nadu perform Bharatanatyam | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Artistes from Tamil Nadu will be performing Bharatanatyam | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Over 10,000 police personnel, besides officials of the United States Secret Service, and personnel of the National Security Guards and the Special Protection Group have been deployed for the high profile visit.| Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Over 10,000 police personnel, besides officials of the United States Secret Service, and personnel of the National Security Guards and the Special Protection Group, have been deployed for the high profile visit.| Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
A cultural extravaganza will be organised at the Motera stadium during the 'Namaste Trump' event, where Trump and Modi will address the gathering | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
A cultural extravaganza will be organised at the Motera stadium during the ‘Namaste Trump’ event, where Trump and Modi will address the gathering | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Over one lakh people are expected to be present for the 'Namaste Trump' event | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Over one lakh people are expected to be present at the ‘Namaste Trump’ event | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Donald Trump, who is also accompanied by daughter Ivanka, son-in-law Jared Kushner and top brass of his administration, will get a taste of India's cultural potpourri during his Gujarat itinerary | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Donald Trump, who will be accompanied by First Lady Melania, daughter Ivanka, son-in-law Jared Kushner and top brass of his administration, will get a taste of India’s cultural potpourri during his Gujarat itinerary | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will accompany Trump to the Sabarmati Ashram, which was home to Mahatma Gandhi from 1917-1930 during India's freedom struggle | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will accompany Trump to the Sabarmati Ashram after the Namaste Trump event | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

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