Prince William may still be reeling from Modi's iron grip

While you may think the handshake was like any other, the prince’s hands had a different story to tell


News Desk April 14, 2016
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unique style of meeting and greeting world leaders is no secret.

Modi’s penchant for hugs has made international headlines on several occasions. The Indian premier almost always opts for a hug instead of a formal handshake, often making situations a little awkward, to say the least.

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But the one time Modi offered his hand, things were no less awkward.

PHOTO: REUTERS

During his India tour, Prince William met Modi and posed for photographers with the customary handshake as Kate stood by their side. While you may think the handshake was like any other, the prince’s hands had a different story to tell.

When Modi finally let go of William’s hand, the Indian premier’s fingertips were imprinted on it.

Don’t believe us? See for yourself.

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It's the hug life: Modi's unique style of meeting world leaders

Here's a look at some of Modi’s most memorable hugs.

French President Francois Hollande was okay with a hug...



Until Modi decided this was the French way to hug..

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And it doesn't end there...

PHOTO: PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU

And nor did it end with our very own Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif..

 



Modi took his hugs to Japan...


Additional information taken from BuzzFeed.

 

COMMENTS (10)

Babbarsher Khan | 5 years ago | Reply So, he rightly claims that he is natural heir of "the Iron Man of India" Patel ;-)
Korn | 5 years ago | Reply William is like a delicate flower & Modi is like Ironman... this was bound to happen..
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