• Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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“Trump Village” unveiled in India ahead of Modi US visit

The “Trump village” in Haryana

By: Sarwar Alam

A rural Indian settlement with little electricity or running water renamed itself “Trump Village” on Friday (23) in an unusual gesture to the American president ahead of prime minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Washington. A huge billboard declaring “Welcome to Trump Village” in Hindi and English, accompanied with a beaming portrait of the US president, was unveiled in the tiny hamlet officially known as Marora, in the largely agriculture northern state of Haryana. Large posters of Trump adorned with marigold flowers were placed throughout the village of mainly mud-brick houses for a renaming ceremony, which was presided over by village…

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