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PM Modi shares photo of a 'very special friend', Instagram delighted

PM Modi playing with a baby. (Photo courtesy: Instagram) Photograph:( Others )

WION Web Team New Delhi Jul 23, 2019, 04.13 PM (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in introduced his very special friend on Instagram on Tuesday. In a post, PM added two photos of himself holding a baby at his office in the Parliament complex.

"A very special friend came to meet me in Parliament today," PM Modi wrote, which garnered more than a million likes in about an hour.

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The post has two photos of the PM playing with the baby, who looks more interested in the chocolates lying on the Prime Minister's desk.

Many of the Instagram users were delighted to see the post. While for some it was cute and lovely picture, others wanted to know who the child is.

The officials later said that the child is the grandson of BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Satyanarayan Jatiya.

PM Modi's affection for children is well known and he has been seen - and photographed - interacting with children on many occasions. Even during his official trips to other countries, candid photos of the PM speaking or playing with children have often revealed his softer side.

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The post has two photos of the PM playing with the baby, who looks more interested in the chocolates lying on the Prime Minister's desk