NEW DELHI (Web Desk) – The Indian prime minister’s passion for bearing hugs is making headlines around the globe, as he’s found locking his arms around world leaders.
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If the past two years is anything to go by, Narendra Modi can easily be called a serial hugger.
From US President Barack Obama to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Modi’s photos of hugging world leaders and influencers have been a source of much social media chatter, The Indian Express reported.
After the Awkward Hug, Holande turned back to escape Modi but… pic.twitter.com/VyIcjbnTqa
— Joy (@Joydas) January 24, 2016
This year, it was the turn of French president Francois Hollande, to attend the Republic Day celebrations to experience the Indian prime minister’s warmth during their visit to the Rock Garden in Chandigarh.
Hollande was left a bit shaken by the show of affection.
Modi ji is the only person on earth who knows how 2 recreate Titanic , without a ship Chandigarh pic.twitter.com/NsX6E0mGE3
— CANeha (@Nk3010Neha) January 24, 2016
So, it should not come as a surprise that a photograph of the Prime Minister hugging French President François Hollande at the Rock Garden in Chandigarh has elicited many reactions as well.
While several have dubbed this as his best hug ever, there are others who have drawn parallels of Titanic proportions.