Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met chess prodigy R Praggnanandhaa, who recently made history by clinching the silver medal in the FIDE World Cup.
"Had very special visitors at 7, LKM today. Delighted to meet you, @rpragchess along with your family.
"You personify passion and perseverance. Your example shows how India's youth can conquer any domain. Proud of you," Modi said on X after meeting Pragg and his parents.
Praggnanandhaa earlier said, "It was a great honour to meet Hon'ble Prime Minister
@narendramodi at his residence! Thank you sir for all the words of encouragement to me and my parents."