PM Modi sends IIT-Dhanbad student his golden garland in response to Twitter request
Rabesh Kumar Singh never thought Prime Minister Narendra Modi will respond to his tweet asking for the golden garland he wore during a rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandla.
But to his surprise, the research scholar at Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, received a letter from the Prime Minister’s Office saying that Modi will send the garland to him.
Singh received the garland on May 1 as well as a letter.
“I read your message on Twitter. You wrote that you liked the garland which was presented to me at Mandla during a ceremony of the Panchayati Raj Divas. I am sending the garland as a gift along with this letter. I hope that you succeed in every path of your life. I wish you all the best for the future,” the Prime Minister said in the letter.
Singh said he was so excited that he didn’t tell anyone about it and posted a picture wearing the garland on his Facebook page only two days later.
“I became so mesmerised by the garland that I could not restrain myself from demanding the same from PM and tweeted about it the next day hoping against hope,” Singh, a son of a farmer in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao, said on Friday.
“I can’t describe the happiness in words that I have received a garland from the Prime Minister,” he said.
The gift has created a buzz on the campus few weeks ahead of the convocation ceremony on May 25, which is likely to be attended by the Prime Minister.