Modi refuses sofa, asks for simple chair

Modi refuses sofa, asks for simple chair

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: Amlan Paliwal/IANS)
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi declined a comfortable sofa kept specially for him at a photo session and instead asked for a simple chair to sit with others during his visit to Russia.
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal shared a Twitter video of Modi opting for a chair over the sofa as officials can be seen replacing the sofa with a chair on Tuesday.
"Prime Minister Narendra Modi's simplicity was on display today as he got the special arrangement for him removed and chose to sit on a common chair along with others," Goyal tweeted.
Modi was in Russia on a two-day visit to attend the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.

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