When Narendra Modi inspired Mark Zuckerberg with his childhood stories

The Indian government is putting in efforts to connect rural communities to the internet and give people access to more services online through its campaign Digital India. For the same, our Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Facebook HQ and during one of the interactions, Mark Zuckerberg asked the Prime Minister to share his childhood stories, how his parents helped him to reach where he is and how they have impacted his life.

Here’s the video that Mark Zuckerberg found “deeply moving and inspiring”, and “worth watching all the way through”.

The most amazing moment this morning was when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and I talked about our families, and he…

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Sunday, September 27, 2015

The Prime Minister choked while talking about the struggles of his mother. He also said that there are hundreds and thousands of mothers in India who have sacrificed their lives for their children. And that is why he’d like to thank all the mothers from the bottom of his heart.

Also watch: ‘Ahimsa is the greatest Dharma’ – Modi writes on Facebook wall. He can be seen with Mark Zuckerberg & Sheryl Sandberg at Facebook HQ in San Jose, California.