Modi impact: Nepal man's family reunion an online hit
A photograph of a happy Jeet Bahadur Saru Magar, a man who was looked after by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and has now been reunited with his family in Nepal, has gone viral on Nepali online web sites.
Magar's picture has gone viral on Nepal's social sites, including Facebook and news portals, reported Xinhua.
His photo shows a glow on his face since his dream of being reunited with his family has been realised, all thanks to Modi.
Magar, from a rural village in Nepal, has finally got the opportunity to meet the rest of his family members after being separated for 15 years.
The 26-year-old boy had established contact with Modi in Ahmedabad more than a decade ago and had been taken care by Modi since then.
Modi's state visit to Nepal from Aug 3 to 4 is the first visit by an Indian prime minister in 17 years.
Magar arrived with Modi in Kathmandu in the Indian leader's special jet.
Magar's family members, including his mother, brother, sister, sister-in-law and two cousins, were brought to Kathmandu a few days ago by the Indian embassy in Kathmandu.
Xinhua said that the family reunion has been received huge applause from the Nepali community "because it shows the human side of India's new prime minister".
(Posted on 04-08-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:
TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS: