FirstPost: Modi-Mania in New York’s Madison Square Garden

FirstPost: Modi-Mania in New York’s Madison Square Garden

Dr. Gurdeep Chawla was mentioned in a FirstPost article for interpreting Modi’s iconic speech in New York’s Madison Square Garden.

And, as always, his words. As he showed during his “may the force be with you” benediction to Hugh Jackman in a seven-minute address to a hip Central Park crowd, Modi can pull off an extemporaneous English speech quite easily–albeit in an unmistakable avuncular Gujarati accent. But Modi’s privileging of Hindi created a crisis in the external affairs ministry, and the near lyrical complexity of his Hindi style is a professional challenge that our Indian American interpreter Gurdeep Chawla took on with a mix of trepidation and confidence.

Read the full article by Aseem Shukla in FirstPost.