PM wins heart in Houston, picks up flower from ground

PM wins heart in Houston, picks up flower from ground

Hours before Howdy Modi kicks off at Houston where 50,000Indians are expected besides US President Donald Trump, Prime Minister NarendraModi has already touched millions by doing an act which not many world leaderswill do.

In visuals, PM Modi is seen coming out of the plane, walkingup to the officials and exchanging greetings with them. When he is handed abouquet and some flowers fall on the carpet, he promptly picks them up andgives them to one of his security personnel.

The gesture drew praise as the video was shared on socialmedia.

"Where PM Narendra Modi spontaneously picks up a floweror a stem, which had fallen on the ground from a bouquet presented to him, andhands it over to his security staff. Simplicity!," wrote a user.

Another user wrote: "All the best @narendramodi. If notice carefully, he picked up the flower fallen from the bouquet of flowers. Shows his attention towards the smallest things. The simplicity of great leader."

"Was that a belief of not crushing part of plant withfeet or was it a gesture towards Swachhta Abhiyan?," said a Twitter user.

PM Modi is one on a week-long visit to the United States,his first since winning a second term. In Houston this evening, more than50,000 people are expected to attend the mega "Howdy, Modi!!!" eventwhere US President Donald Trump will share stage with him.

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