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PM Modi deeply touched as Telangana weaver sends hand-woven G20 logo as gift

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the 95th episode of his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday praised a weaver from Telangana who gifted him a magnificent self-woven logo of the G20 Summit which will be hosted by India next year.

The Prime Minister said, “Veldi Hariprasad Garu, a weaver from Rajanna Sircilla district of Telangana, has sent me a self-woven logo of G20. I was surprised to see this amazing gift. He has such mastery over his skills that it attracts everyone. He also sent me a letter. He says that hosting the G20 Summit next year is a matter of immense pride for India.To celebrate this achievement, he made this logo with talent he inherited from his father.”

“Today, many people like Hariprasad Garu have sent letters to me saying that their hearts have swelled with pride at the country hosting such a big summit. They have highly appreciated India’s proactive efforts regarding G-20,” PM Modi added.

The Prime Minister said that he had the privilege of launching the G20 logo and website of the Presidency of India, and the logo was chosen through a public contest.

The Prime Minister said that India’s Presidency of the G20 Summit shows India’s growing importance on the global stage.

“Leading a group of nations that account for 85 per cent of trade is a huge responsibility and opportunity,” he explained.

Calling the G20 presidency an “opportunity” for India, the Prime Minister said that the country has to focus on global good. Whether it be unity or sustainable development, India has the solution for these challenges, he added.

“We have given the theme of One Earth, One Family, One Future,” he remarked.

Reaching out to the people, the Prime Minister said, “Reading letters and listening to audio messages before every episode of Mann Ki Baat, is like a spiritual experience for me.”