PM Modi gives autograph to a girl in Nepal

Last Updated: Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 22:11

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gave an autograph to a 10-year-old Indian girl here, who is seeking to set a new world record for the maximum number of autographs from world-famous personalities.

Manashi Sharma, a fifth grader at the Kendriya Vidyalaya, got the autograph from Modi who wrote: "Serve humanity when you grow up, little girl; because this is the best work, service is religion".

The girl had also taken an autograph from External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj when she visited Nepal a few days back.

"I want to set a new world record as a person taking the maximum number of autographs from world-famous personalities," Manashi was quoted as saying by the Republica.

The girl, who wants to dedicate herself to humanitarian service along with her passion, has already got autographs from personalities such as President Pranab Mukherjee, Indian Army General Vikram Singh, cricketer M S Dhoni, film stars Vinod Khanna, Govinda and rock star Bryan Adams.

She has also taken autographs from President Dr Ram Baran Yadav, Constituent Assembly chairman Subas Nembang and actress Manisha Koirala.

Accompanied by her father Rajnis to see Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Nepal in 17 years, Manashi was successful in taking an autograph from him soon after he entered the Hyatt Hotel where he is staying.

The daughter-father duo, who are living in Kathmandu for the last 10 years, got the permission to enter the hotel after three days` effort, the report said.

First Published: Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 22:11
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