‘International Beizzati Moment again’: PM Modi faces flak for forcibly shaking hands with Japanese official

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently visited Japan to attend the Quad Summit. A video during his visit is becoming increasingly viral on social media. In this video, the Prime Minister is seen forcibly shaking hands with the Japanese host while the Japanese host is greeting him. People are taking dig at PM Modi.

In this video, which is viral on social media, Japanese host is greeting PM Narendra Modi with folded hands, while PM Modi is seen forcibly holding his hands. After this, PM Modi indicates him to look towards the camera.

Netizens slammed PM Modi for “forcibly” hand shaking Prime Japanese official at the QUAD summit, saying it was a “shameful” act for the country. 

Congress leader Srinivas BV shared this video with his social media handle and wrote, “Japanese Namaste & Indian_______?”

PM Modi faces flak for forcibly shaking hands with Japanese official

Professor of Uppsala University in Sweden, Ashok Swain tweeted, “In Japan, measures including social distancing are in place due to Covid. Japanese host greeted him with folded hands and was reluctant to shake his hands. But, Modi was as usual uncivil, forced his host to do a handshake for the camera!”

PM Modi faces flak for forcibly shaking hands with Japanese official

A user tweeted, “The Japanese guy tried his best to avoid a hug by folding his hands in a namaste but couldn’t escape Mr..Chipku from holding his hands.” Another user tweeted, “he’s a disgrace to this nation and the audacity he has pointing to the camera is appalling !!!”

A user named Aman Goyal tweeted, “Uncivilized person forced his host in Japan( where covid protocols are still being followed) to shake his hands for the cameras.”

Let us tell you that few days back a video showing US President Joe Biden ignoring Prime Minister Narendra Modi and instead greeting newly elected Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese had gone viral on social media.

In the 14-second-long clip, Biden could be seen welcoming and exchanging words with the new Australian PM. However, he appeared not to extend the same courtesy to Modi who was on the stage with them.

Check out some of the tweets:

PM Modi faces flak for forcibly shaking hands with Japanese official
PM Modi faces flak for forcibly shaking hands with Japanese official

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