Ahmedabad: US astronaut Sunita Williams arrived at her native village of Jhulasan, in North Gujarat`s Mehsana district on Thursday, to a rousing welcome.
Upon her arrival, a surprised Williams said, "Thank you very much for the grand welcome. Very happy to see family members and all my friends".
She was felicitated by the villagers on a grand scale. She also interacted with school students of the small village and visited a temple.
Williams will address a session on `My Experiences in Space` at United World School of Business in Uvarsad village in Gandhinagar district on Friday. Williams (47) is in India on a week-long trip.