Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a big applause on Twitter for not letting Congress Leader Digvijaya Singh’s newly wed Daughter-in-Law to touch his feet. As is customary in several Hindu societies, men donot let women to touch their feet, as a mark of respect towards them.
Narendra Modi attended Congress leader Digvijaya Singh‘s son Jaivardhan Singh’s wedding reception in New Delhion May 23. The wedding reception was organized at Ashoka Hotel.
Several Twitter users expressed pride over this gesture of the Prime Minister and praised him for this.
@tajinderbagga: “You are daughter, dont touch feet – PM @narendramodi to Digvijaya singh daughter in law”
@Archu243: Sometimes small gestures speak volumes about a person. This is why #ModiWinsHearts
@GoelViren: this show the character of man who respects women. Depicts true man…
@bimal_pr: @narendramodi working hard 2resurrect Indian culture on the verge of destruction with suitable modern packaging.
Jaivardhan Singh, who is also an MLA from Raghogarh in MP, tied the knot with Sreejamya Shahi, the daughter of Shattrundam Shahi, a member of the Dumaria royals from Bihar on May 19, 2015 at a farmhouse in Delhi.
Jaivardhan is the youngest member of Madhya Pradesh’s 14th Vidhan Sabha.