Eric Garcetti, US Ambassador to India, impressed everybody on the US embassy in New Delhi along with his Bollywood dance abilities on Friday. Mr Garcetti danced to the hit track ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ throughout a Diwali celebration occasion on the embassy.
The unique track, which got here out in 1998, featured Shah Rukh Khan and Malaika Arora grooving on a practice. Mr Garcetti took the stage in a blue kurta and a pair of shades because the viewers clapped and cheered.
The video was shared and applauded by a number of customers on X (previously Twitter).
“I applaud the jovial spirit of US Ambassador to India, Mr Eric Garcetti, for displaying pleasant curiosity in Diwali celebrations. Let there be gentle and happiness within the relationship of US and India like this without end!” mentioned Satnam Singh Sandhu, the founder chancellor of Chandigarh College.
I applaud the jovial spirit of US Ambassador to India, Mr. @ericgarcetti, for displaying pleasant curiosity in Diwali celebrations. Let there be gentle and happiness within the relationship of US and India like this without end!@USAmbIndiapic.twitter.com/8COlQ5EGlQ
— Satnam Singh Sandhu (@satnamsandhuchd) November 10, 2023
Since being appointed in Might, Mr Garcetti has wholeheartedly soaked within the Indian traditions and just lately celebrated Durga Puja at Delhi’s Chittaranjan Park with enthusiasm and vigour. He visited a pandal at CR Park and loved conventional Bengali delicacies. The US diplomat additionally carried out Dhunuchi Naach, which is known as a dance devoted to Goddess Durga.
Earlier this week, Mr Garcetti paid a shock go to to the US visa centre in Delhi to work together with candidates. His go to got here at a time when ready intervals for a US visa appointment are as excessive as 511 days.
To handle the surging demand for US visas, the USA has made substantial investments in its operations in India. The US Mission has expanded its workforce to streamline visa processing, upgraded amenities on the US Consulate in Chennai, and inaugurated a brand new Consulate constructing in Hyderabad.
Final 12 months, over 1.2 million Indians visited the US, solidifying this as one of many world’s most substantial journey relationships. Indians now account for over 10% of all visa candidates worldwide, with 20% in search of scholar visas and 65% making use of for H&L-category employment visas.