Prime Minister Narendra Modi played the drums on Tuesday and interacted with several members of the Scottish Indian community who had gathered to bid him farewell before he left for India, after his two-day visit to Glasgow for the United Nations COP26. ‘Climate Change Summit.
As Prime Minister Modi departed for the airport, he was greeted by the sound of rhythmic drums and enthusiastic cheers, as a huge crowd – many dressed in traditional Indian clothing and turbans – gathered to tell him to the review before leaving for India.
In addition to shaking hands and greeting several members of the community, PM Modi joined in the festivities and played the drums for a few beats alongside the drummers, who cheered him on.
PM Modi also interacted with several families in the crowd, affectionately patting some of the children on the heads and reaching out to shake hands with some of the younger ones in the group.
#LOOK Prime Minister Modi plays the drums with members of the Indian community gathered to say goodbye to him ahead of his departure from Glasgow, Scotland to India
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– ANI (@ANI) November 2, 2021
During Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Glasgow for the UN COP26 summit, he announced India’s climate action commitments, including ambitious targets to achieve net zero emissions by 2070 as well as to meet 50% of the country’s energy needs through renewable energies by 2030.
He also held several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the COP26 summit with his counterparts from the UK, Israel, Nepal, Italy and France, among others, during his stay.
Earlier on Saturday and Sunday, Prime Minister Modi attended the G20 summit in Rome.