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Modi visited by 'very special friend' in Parliament; Omar Abdullah, Anurag Thakur react

The Prime Minister took to Instagram to share pictures with a baby .

ET Online|
Jul 23, 2019, 05.53 PM IST
​PM Narendra Modi shared the pictures on his Instagram handle.
PM Narendra Modi shared the pictures on his Instagram handle.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, left social media abuzz with his Instagram post.

Modi, an active social media user and the world's most-followed leader on Instagram (with over 25 million followers), shared pictures playing with a baby in Parliament. "A very special friend came to meet me in Parliament today," he captioned the images, without identifying the baby.

The pictures also showed chocolates, presumably meant for the baby, kept at the the PM's desk.

The post, that had been liked by nearly 14L users (at the time of writing), left people guessing as to who the baby was. It also led to comments by political leaders including Union Minister Anurag Thakur and former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.

While Thakur said the 'future is in safe hands', Abdullah took a jibe at the PM, tweeting, "Cute pictures. While the oppostion parties yell themselves hoarse demanding the PM explain last night’s mediation brouhaha he lets them know what he thinks of their demand by putting pictures like these on his Instagram feed."

BJP leader Suresh Kashyap took to Twitter to say that the pictures made his day.

In a tweet that had another picture of PM Modi with the baby, news agency ANI identified the child as BJP MP Satyanarayan Jatiya’s grandson.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony is today - and a host of well-known personalities are grace the event with their presence. Many other top industrialists, politicians, sports and Bollywood stars have been sent invitations for Modi's big day. Here's a quick look at the prominent personalities of the world who are expected to arrive.

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