HOUSTON – Today, President Trump is due to join India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a major rally, in which Modi will address some 50,000 people. This is your resource for live updates of the event.
12:30 p.m.: President Trump takes to the stage following an address by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi
11:00 a.m.: Two protesters suffering from heat exhaustin were taken away from the protest outside NRG Stadium to receive medical attention
Two anti-Howdy Modi protesters were taken away on stretchers by HFD due to heat exhaustion. Roughly 5,000 protesters are huddled together behind barricades in 85+ degree temperatures. #HowdyModi @KPRC2 pic.twitter.com/FoDQ2qN3pR— Taisha Walker (@KPRC2Taisha) September 22, 2019
11:00 a.m.: Multiple law enforcement agencies work to enure safety at rally
Houston Police and several law enforcement agencies are helping to keep the peace and maintain safety at the Howdy Modi event at NRG. I even spotted @ArtAcevedo out. @KPRC2 #HowdyModi pic.twitter.com/yXPmY8Vjme— Taisha Walker (@KPRC2Taisha) September 22, 2019
10:37 a.m.: Performers celebrate ahead of Modi's address
A huge celebration of Indian and American culture outside NRG Stadium this morning for the Howdy Modi event. @POTUS and @narendramodi are expected to attend. #HowdyModi @KPRC2 pic.twitter.com/maiaj9SnDT— Taisha Walker (@KPRC2Taisha) September 22, 2019
10:30 a.m.: President Trump arrives in Houston, due to join India's Prime Minister at "Howdy Modi"
9:50 a.m.: US Senator John Cornyn is at NRG stadium to attend event
8:40 a.m.: Stage is set and crowd begins to fill the stadium
The Indian-American community has turned out in full force for #HowdyModi! Community members have travelled from across the country to be a part of this historic event #SharedDreamsBrightFutures pic.twitter.com/6u5k6TNNLU— Texas India Forum (@howdymodi) September 22, 2019
8:30 a.m - Crowds gather outside NRG Stadium ahead of event
Crowds are gathering around NRG Stadium ahead of the rally set to start later this morning.