Watch video! PM Modi refuses sofa & opts for chair in Vladivostok


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.



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.

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