Modi on US tour, India gets back ancient idols

India’s Prime Minster Narendra Modi who is on his fourth leg of foreign trip has arrived in United States during might night according to Indian Standard Time (IST) after visiting Afghanistan, Qatar and Switzerland has expressed thanks to US for returning ancient idols on Tuesday in Washington before meeting President Barack Obama.

The US has returned near about more then 200 hundred precious of rare cultural artifacts which belongs to ancient India.

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Modi expressed his heartiest gratitude for returning ancient India belongings during a ceremony on Monday night.

“We are very grateful for government of the US and the President for returning a part of our culture. This heritage inspires us for the future,” he said.

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“Usually it’s the present that brings nations together, but sometimes it’s the heritage that brings two nations closer. Over the past two years, various countries have endeavoured to return India’s stolen cultural heritage,” said Modi who arrived in the US on Monday on the fourth leg of his five-nation tour.

“My gratitude to the US government for the sensitivity shown to India’s heritage. This will evoke great respect among the people of India,” he said, according to External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup’s tweets.

“There treasures are to be enjoyed by the entire world. Technology can help us catch those indulging in illicit trafficking,” he added.

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