New Delhi, March 17: While a lot a of people are feeling
apprehensive about Donald Trump's onward march in the primaries of
this year's presidential election in the US, the real-estate tycoon
has spoken about his pro-India mind a number of times.
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In fact, long before the race for the White House had begun, Trump showered praise for India and its prime minister, Narendra Modi, while speaking to an Indian news channel.
In the middle of 2014, Trump was in Mumbai for the launch of a residential tower and said quite a few nice things about India and Modi.
When asked about the "India story" under a "pro-business" government of Modi, Trump said India's new prime minister has been "amazing". He also said Modi's image and the way he handles himself is "brilliant" and he has been able to unite all factions of the country, something he described as "incredible".
Trump said India was once divisive and people were afraid to invest in India but they have shown great confidence in Modi.
Calling India an "amazing and great" country, he said it has the right leadership and that will help it to do great.
He said he has plans to make hotels and other facilities in India.