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Bengaluru: To visit and congratulate the scientists of the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) on the accomplishment of the Chandrayaan-3 mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Bengaluru on Saturday.
After he arrived at the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) airport, Modi spoke to the crowd of thousands of people waiting to greet him and said that not only people in India but people all over the world who value science and the future are celebrating the Chandrayaan-3 mission's success in the same spirit.
"It is good to see the environment in Bengaluru at the dawn to celebrate the success of the science and achievement of the country. I witnessed similar kinds of pictures in Greece and Johannesburg. Every corner of the world not only Indians, people who believe in science, future of the humanity are celebrating the event with the same spirit," the Prime Minister added.
Pointing at the huge gathering of people, Modi said: "You came so early, I couldn't stop myself as I was away when Chandrayaan-3 mission turned successful. I had resolved, that when I come to India, I will first visit Bengaluru and congratulate the scientists."
"This is not the time for the speech. I am eager to meet the scientists. I thank Bengaluru and its people for celebrating the success of the mission even at this moment. Children have also come for the celebration. This is the future of India," he added.
Modi also thanked Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Deputy Chief Minister D.K. Shivakumar for making the requisite arrangements.
After raising the slogan of "Bharat Mata ki Jai", the Prime Minister also raised the slogan of "Jai Vigyaan' Jai Anusandhan".
Thousands of people gathered on either side of the road to welcome Prime Minister Modi. All of them held Indian tricolour and cheered for the Prime Minister.
With inputs from IANS