A differently-abled teenager in the Indian state of Kerala met the chief minister on Tuesday to contribute to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund. But a selfie by taken by him along with the leader while operating his cellphone with his foot has gone viral for all the best reasons.
Pranav, who doesn’t have arms, used his right foot to take a selfie with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. His smile is not only contagious, but his positive outlook has made netizens’ day.
In another picture, Chief Minister Vijayan is seen shaking Pranav’s foot in a handshake. The moving photograph has gone viral with many netizens saying no other chief minister in the country would have done it.
That smile on his face! If I had half of the confidence he has.. 💖💖 pic.twitter.com/MlRTfMBGIM— Nithin Mathew (@nithinmathew123) November 12, 2019
Even the chief minister opted to tweet about his “very touching experience” with the painter Pranav who visited him from the State’s Alathur town.
Had a very touching experience this morning. Pranav, a painter from Alathur, visited me in the Legislative office to hand over his contributions to the CMDRF. Pranav expressed happiness over the support given by the Government for differently abled persons. pic.twitter.com/5HT770CLMW— Pinarayi Vijayan (@vijayanpinarayi) November 12, 2019
Twitterati are lauding both the chief minister and Pranav for their heart-warming meeting.
Check out the Selfie 😍 with the CM......— shared share (@SharedShare) November 12, 2019
Best handshake in the world 🤝— ரமேஷ் (@1Rameshkutty5) November 12, 2019
None of the CM in India will do this!hats off sir— Dinesh Kumar V K (@anundinesh) November 12, 2019
Imagine any other leader from the cow belt shaking hands like this .— Atul #RMS supporter (@secular_arrow) November 12, 2019
Pic. Of the day— Mahesh (@amahesvaran) November 12, 2019