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Trump seeks presidential moment in rally with 100,000 Indians

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U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a crowd of more than 100,000 at the "Namaste Trump" rally in Ahmedabad, India, on Feb. 24. (Photo courtesy of the White House)

NEW DELHI/NEW YORK -- Even for crowd-loving U.S. President Donald Trump, drawing more than 100,000 people to an event is rare.

In his first trip to India since taking office, the president got a rush of this Monday as he stepped on a stage at the new Sardar Patel Stadium, the world's largest cricket stadium, alongside Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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