New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a tour of Vladivostok in Russia, garnered the attention of netizens after he declined a sprawling sofa and opted to sit on a chair along with others.
The video of the same is doing rounds on social media platforms.
Reportedly, PM Modi, when entered a hall to participate in a photo session, was directed by officials towards a big white sofa for a seat at a photo session. However, he opted to sit on a chair along with others and asked the officials to remove the comfortable seat.
Following this, the officials replaced the comfortable sofa with a simple chair and he took his place for the picture.
In a video posted on a micro-blogging site by Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, Modi was seen opting for the chair over the sofa.
PM @NarendraModi जी की सरलता का उदाहरण आज पुनः देखने को मिला, उन्होंने रूस में अपने लिए की गई विशेष व्यवस्था को हटवा कर अन्य लोगों के साथ सामान्य कुर्सी पर बैठने की इच्छा जाहिर की। pic.twitter.com/6Rn7eHid6N
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) September 5, 2019
The Prime Minister was on a two-day visit to Vladivostok to attend the fifth Eastern Economic Forum and participate in the 20th India-Russia annual bilateral summit.
He arrived back in New Delhi on early Friday morning.