Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Mangal Kewat, the rickshaw puller who had invited the PM to his daughter’s wedding, during his visit to Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency.
Kewat, who hails from Domri village in Uttar Pradesh, had requested Modi to attend his daughter’s wedding on February 12. Domri village near the River Ganga was adopted two years ago by the prime minister as his fourth adopted village.
After meeting Kewat, Modi praised him for his contribution toward Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Kewat had said that he was inspired by the PM and the national cleanliness campaign, and has taken the task to clean the banks of the Ganga in his village.
In response to the invitation, Modi had written a letter to Kewat, congratulating his daughter and conveying his blessings to her. As per ANI, Kewat’s family was excited after receiving the letter from the PM.
Kewat had said that he did not expect to receive a response from the prime minister of the countryand that he showed the letter to all the guests who had attended his daughter’s wedding.
Kewat and his wife had expressed their desire to meet Modi and convey the difficulties their family was facing during his one-day visit to Varanasi.