WATCH | ISRO chief Sivan breaks down, PM Modi hugs, consoles him

PM Narendra Modi hugged and consoled a visibly emotional ISRO Chairman K. Sivan on his way out.

Published: 07th September 2019 09:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th September 2019 10:06 AM   |  A+A-

PM Narendra Modi consoling ISRO Chairman K Sivan after Chandratan-2 fails in landing on moon in the early hours of Saturday.

PM Narendra Modi consoling ISRO Chairman K Sivan after Chandratan-2 fails in landing on moon in the early hours of Saturday.

By IANS

BENGALURU: Years of hard work literally came to nought for ISRO on Saturday after it lost communication with Moon lander Vikram, and no amount of words could put it right for the scientists at ISTRAC here.

Despite a motivational speech by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had rushed in to watch the mission's success late last night and then again was with the Team Chandrayaan-2 to speak to them, ISRO Chairman K. Sivan could not hold his tears and broke down as the PM was about to leave.

In a very visible emotional outburst, Sivan was seen in tears. Modi who was being accompanied by the scientist on his way out, immediately hugged him and held him. Words were exchanged as a disturbed and disappointed Sivan took time to gain his composure.

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  • SuchindranathAiyerS

    India is very weak on material science and ceramics. Indeed
    3 months ago reply
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