Throwback Thursday! PM Modi Tweets 20-Year-Old Photo With Kovind

PM Modi took to Twitter to thank Kovind’s supporters and uploaded pictures of them together from 20 years ago. 

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Then and now: A photo from 20 years ago (L) and a recent photo (R) of Modi and Kovind together.

Minutes after Ram Nath Kovind, the NDA’s presidential nominee, was announced as India’s 14th President, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate him.


Modi even tweeted a throwback picture with Kovind from 20 years ago, recalling their former association, alongside a recent photo:

A photograph from 20 years ago of Modi and Kovind.
A photograph from 20 years ago of Modi and Kovind.
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Narendra Modi)
A recent photograph of Modi and Kovind.
A recent photograph of Modi and Kovind.
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Narendra Modi)

PM Modi also thanked the members of the electoral college, and the vast support the BJP’s presidential nominee had received:

Modi also extended his wishes to the Opposition’s candidate Meira Kumar for her presidential campaign:

India’s only second Dalit President, Ram Nath Kovind won the race to Raisina Hill on Thursday with votes with a value of 7,02,044.

The Opposition’s candidate Meira Kumar took to Twitter to convey her wishes to the new President:

BJP President Amit Shah called Kovind’s win “historic” and took to Twitter to congratulate him:

Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee conveyed his wishes to the new President, through his Secretariat’s official Twitter handle:

Rajnath Singh, Union Minister of Home Affairs tweeted:

M Venkaiah Naidu, the NDA’s Vice-Presidential nominee tweeted:


The Opposition’s Rahul Gandhi tweeted:

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is in a tussle with the BJP also congratulated Kovind:

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani also congratulated Kovind:

N Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh tweeted:

Omar Abdullah, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister also tweeted:

Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping tweeted:

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