San Jose: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that there has been a change in the mindset of the people across the world as they are now saying that 21st century belongs to India.
"There is a discussion going on across the world that whom does 21st Century belong to, everyone believes 21st century is Asia's, but now people are saying 21st century is India's century. The world has started believing in this today," said Prime Minister Modi addressing the Indian diaspora at the SAP Centre here in California.
"Who brought this change in the mindset? This change was not by brought chanting 'Modi Modi', but because of 125 crore Indians," he added.
"The world which used to mock India today sees it as the centre. There was time when India was desperate to catch up with the world. Today the world wants to be associated with India," he further said.
Prime Minister Modi earlier met elected lawmakers from California and other part of world.
He was presented with San Jose Sharks jerseys by the elected lawmakers.