Bhubaneswar, Nov. 15 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed his awe for the world-famous Bali Yatra in Cuttack in his address to Indian community in Indonesia's Bali.

Speaking to the Indian community on the sidelines of his participation at the G20 summit, Modi praised the annual trade and commerce fair held every year on the banks of the Mahanadi river in Cuttack. Bali Yatra commemorates the rich maritime history of Odisha and its ancient trade affairs with Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka.

"As I speak to you in Bali and we sing songs of Indonesian traditions, 1500 km away from here in India's Cuttack, Bali Yatra (Bali Jatra) Mahotsav is going on. This Mahotsav celebrates thousands of years old India-Indonesia trade relations...