Minister Rathore Praised On Social Media For This Photo At Asian Games

Rajyavardhan Rathore is himself an Olympic medalist, and many remarked that it makes all the difference when it comes to showing appreciation for sportspersons

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Minister Rathore Praised On Social Media For This Photo At Asian Games

Rajyavardhan Rathore is known for his unusual gestures (Photo: Twitter)


New Delhi: 

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore has won over social media with an image from the Asian Games in Jakarta.

Mr Rathore, 48, is seen in a formal suit, holding a tray as he speaks to Indian sportspersons at a dining area probably at the Games village in Jakarta. As the image was widely circulated, the minister was praised for "serving players".

The Sports Minister is himself an Olympic medalist, and many remarked that it makes all the difference when it comes to showing appreciation for sportspersons.

The photo became wildly popular on Twitter.

Mr Rathore, one of the younger ministers in the central government, is known for his unusual gestures. Earlier this year, his Fit India challenge became viral and drew a response from a number of a number of sportspersons and celebrities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi too, accepted the challenge and posted an exercise video.

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