A video of the joint military exercise at Joint Base Lewis, Washington is going viral on social media and has been shared by many Desi netizens. The video shows an American Army band playing the Indian National Anthem during the Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019 at the Joint Base Lewis, McChord in Washington, USA.
— ANI (@ANI) September 19, 2019
The video has been shared by news agency ANI and is garnering a lot of attention by people across the country. The band comprises of several trumpeters, a flute player and a clarinetist playing the Indian National Anthem. The one minute clip has been watched 27,000 times and has garnered 7,600 likes with 2,200 retweets. Many people saw it as a sign of India’s growing stature in the US under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A twitter user wrote, “It is speechless, American army playing the Indian National Anthem on American soil, what a gesture, this is clearly the reputation of India under Modi Government.” “We thank USA Army, President Donald Trump and the people for giving such an honour to our National Anthem. Thank you America!” wrote another user.