PM James Marape of Papua New Guinea touches PM Modi’s feet and asks for his blessings


Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea James Marape demonstrated humility and respect when he touched the feet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought his blessings during a joint press conference. PM Modi was visibly moved and offered his blessings.

The gesture resonated with onlookers as it was symbolic of the mutual respect and admiration between the two leaders. This gesture of respect is in line with Indian culture, where elders are given blessings after they seek their feet.