NEW YORK (TIP): Ambassador S. Jaishankar hosted a dinner for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at The Pierre in New York City. Around 500 Indian Americans from across North America were invited to the dinner. Prime Minister Modi made it a point to meet each of the guests individually and also pose for a photograph with the guest. Obviously, the community was immensely pleased. A photograph with the Prime Minister is a treasure to be proud of. Mihir Patel, President of 1400 member strong Society of Indian American Engineers and Architects was one of the invitees to the dinner. He said he had shaken hands with many but it was quite a different experience shaking hands with Modi. He said Modi has a firm grip and he exudes warmth.