PM Modi surprised Twitterati by sharing his 20-year-old picture with Ram Nath Kovind and his family.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to twitter to congratulate President-elect Ram Nath Kovind for securing victory in Presidential election 2017. “Congratulations to Shri Ram Nath Kovind Ji on being elected the President of India! Best wishes for a fruitful & inspiring tenure. Gladdened by the extensive support for Shri Ram Nath Kovind Ji among MPs & across various states. I thank members of the electoral college,” PM Modi said in a series of tweets. PM Modi also congratulated Meira Kumar, who lost to Kovind. “I also congratulate @meira_kumar Ji for her campaign, which was in spirit of the democratic ethos & values we all are proud of.”
Apart from the customary congratulation, PM Modi surprised Twitterati by sharing a 20-year-old picture with Kovind’s family along with a picture of today. “20 years ago and the present…always been a privilege to know you, President Elect.” Here are the images:
Ram Nath Kovind has won the presidential poll this year. With a massive support from various allies and other parties across the country, NDA candidate and former Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind was way ahead of former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, fielded by the Congress party-led Opposition camp. Kovind secured 7,02,644 votes against Meira Kumar’s 3,67,314 votes. Coming from a modest family in Uttar Pradesh, Kovind has donned several roles in public life.