The gaffe happened when Obama was making his remarks after talks with Prime Minister Modi in New York on Monday.

US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 28, 2015.

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In a gaffe, US President Barack Obama referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “President” in his remarks after their bilateral meeting.The slip of tongue was recorded in the first White House transcript of his remarks but later it was re-issued, correcting the “President” to “Prime Minister”.The gaffe happened when Obama was making his remarks after talks with Prime Minister Modi in New York on Monday. Obama said, “We are encouraged by the aggressive nature of ‘President’ Modi’s commitment to clean energy.”<!– Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The White House later issued a corrected transcript but the video available on the White House website shows Obama making the gaffe. Watch at 0:59, President Obama refers to PM Modi as ‘President Modi’

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US President Barack Obama refers to PM Modi as ‘President’