#howdymodi is trending on social media since last 2 -3 days. Howdy Modi was a community summit hosted by Texas India Forum for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22nd Sep in Houston. After the summit, people started to share a video on their social media account. In that video US army band playing the Indian national anthem.
People are claiming that US army played national anthem in preparation of Modi’s arrival in Howdy Modi event.
ZEENEWS.India.com published an article saying that American army is being trained to play National Anthem for Howdy Modi Event.
Twitteraties also sharing this with this caption
Indian National anthem played by US army band in preparation for Modi’s arrival. Amazing perfection
If you will search this text Indian National anthem played by US army band in preparation for Modi’s arrival. Amazing perfection on FB, you will find many posts. Below is from Young Uttrakhand Page.
Also some well-reputed news organisations also misreported this hoax on their social media channels. But after knowing the fact about the video, they removed the same from their accounts.
If we talk about the reality of this video that there is not any connection between this video and “howdy Modi” event. Actually there was a joint military exercise of Indian and US Army in Sep 2019. The joint exercise session named “Yuddhabyas”. Yudh Abhyas began on September 5 in Washington as part of the ongoing defence co-operation between the India and US.
This video was shared by ANI on their Twitter account.