Prime Minister Narendra Modi went Houston last month ahead of his mega-event. A video of Modi is going viral at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport has surfaced on the internet and it has absolutely impressed social media users.
In the video, PM Modi can be seen getting down from his plane and being welcomed by Director, Trade and International Affairs, Christopher Olson and other officials. US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster and Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla were also present.
As he shakes the hand, he takes a pause, bends down, picks up something and then hands it over to his security officer.
#WATCH United States: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Houston, Texas. He has been received by Director, Trade and International Affairs, Christopher Olson and other officials. US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster and Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla also present. pic.twitter.com/3CqvtHkXlk
— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2019
Probably, some flowers from the bouquet that he was welcomed with fell down so he picked up.
This little gesture didn’t escape the attention of social media. he proves his strong commitment to the ideal of swachhta (cleanliness).
“Where PM Narendra Modi spontaneously picks up a flower or a stem, which had fallen on the ground from a bouquet presented to him, and hands it over to his security staff. Simplicity!,” wrote a user.