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A humble gesture by Narayana Murthy, the co-founder of software giant Infosys touching the feet of Ratan Tata feet has gone viral in the social media. The two tycoons from India’s business community were present in TiE-Mumbai conclave. Ratan Tata was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 11th edition of TiECon Mumbai.

Narayana Murthy touched the feet of Ratan Tata after giving him the Lifetime Achievement award.

Ratan Tata also shared Narayana Murthy's gesture in an Instagram story and said he was "truly humbled" by it. In his Instgaram's post he wrote, "It was an honour to be awarded by TIEcon at the hands of a great friend Mr. Narayana Murthy".

The heart warming photos were also shared on Twitter by the event organisers TiE Mumbai with the caption: "Infosys co-founder, Narayana Murthy seeks blessings from TATA sons, Chairman Emeritus, @RNTata2000 at #TiEconMumbai.A touching gesture of humility & a historic moment indeed. #WednesdayWisdom #narayanamurthy #ratantata"

As soon as the photo was shared on the social media, reactions started pouring in as netizens applauded both the stalwarts of India Inc.

A Twitterati with a Twitter handle @jitbony wrote, “A lesson for us all INDIANS, 2 great sons of our motherland, exceeding eachother in achievements , and yet so humble . Proud of my indianness bcoz of people like them , and not by what we see in TV nowadays"

Another Twitterati wrote. "Both the men deserves huge applaud for showing such gesture and It's totally cool to do in "Indian Style "




Narayana Murthy advised the aspiring entrepreneurs to create enterprises with the highest standards of integrity, ethics and honesty. Assisted technology will help human beings by making them more productive.

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