Kozhikode: As the prime minister stepped on to the stage, people rose from their seats switching on the flash lights of mobile phones to express their love for him. Meanwhile, songs and video praising Modi played on the stage.
Leaders welcomed him to the stage with garlands. Modi began his speech at 7.30 pm saying ‘Vishu greetings to everyone’ in Malayalam. Hearing the greeting in Malayalam, the crowd gave a thundering ovation. He concluded his speech at 8.10 pm wishing everyone for Vishu and Easter.
Modi began his speech in English and later switched to Hindi.