PM Modi meets R Praggnanandhaa, hails him for Chess feat

PM Narendra Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met and lauded the young chess grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa for his feat. Following the interaction, the chess wizard said, “It was a great honour to meet Hon’ble Prime Minister @narendramodi at his residence! Thank you sir for all the words of encouragement to me and my parents,” Praggnanandhaa posted on X (formerly called Twitter). PM Modi also posted on social media about the meeting.
“Had very special visitors at 7, LKM today. Delighted to meet you, @rpragchess along with your family. You personify passion and perseverance. Your example shows how India’s youth can conquer any domain. Proud of you!” he wrote.