Narayana Murthy touches ‘great friend’ Ratan Tata’s feet at TiEcon Mumbai, wins over Twitter
The two big industrialists came face-to-face at a TiEcon event.
Being the humble man that Murthy is, he bent down to touch Tata’s feet as a gesture of paying respect to the business tycoon.
The 82-year-old Indian industrialist shared a video of the exchange on Instagram and wrote, “It was an honour to be awarded by TIEcon at the hands of a great friend Mr Narayana Murthy”.
The pictures of the momentous occasion were shared by the official Twitter handle of TiE Mumbai. “A touching gesture of humility & a historic moment indeed,” read the caption.
Infosys co-founder, Narayana Murthy seeks blessings from TATA sons, Chairman Emeritus, @RNTata2000 at #TiEconMumbai… https://t.co/x6GWpM7rLZ— TiE Mumbai (@TiEMumbai) 1580266089000
Twitterati showed appreciation for the two men, who happen to be professional rivals, for being courteous with each other.
Two biggest rival company, two most humble businessman. Narayana Murthy touching feet of Ratan Tata is best thing… https://t.co/BMR5hJZBca— That Indian girl (@thtsal) 1580283919000
Historic moment.! Adorable values & respect is demonstrated by legends.. Its truly Indian culture,, Narayana Murt… https://t.co/T92xbS4dgW— Pankaj prashant (@Pankajprashant9) 1580283190000
I also got to witness biggest moment in corporate history: humble Narayana Murthy touching Ratan Tata’s feet!… https://t.co/Lvv5c5GT9B— GAURAV KUMAR (@GAURAVK99385724) 1580284902000
Proud of Indian Culture ❤️ We have @narendramodi We have @RNTata2000 We have @Infosys_nmurthy The values, respec… https://t.co/5sYXQ5LQKz— Harshadha Shirodkar (@shirodkarharshu) 1580284953000
It's really good to see Narayana Murthy touching feet of legendary businessman & @TiEMumbai Lifetime achievement aw… https://t.co/2vDHnghPsi— Sanjana (@Sanjana048) 1580284855000
Needless to say, the exchange between the two gentlemen will go down in corporate history.