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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the second leg of his three-nation tour reached Germany on April 14. Narendra Modi invited German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Maharashtra, which has a large number of German businesses flourishing. Modi along with Merkel will inaugurate the Indian Pavilion at the India-German business summit. Later both the country heads issued a joint statement. The Indo-German joint statement referred to cooperation in the field of skill development, urban development, including smart cities, railways, Ganga cleaning, renewable energy, education and science and technology. Also Read - Assam-Mizoram Border Row: PM Narendra Modi to Meet Assam MPs over Border Dispute
During the event, Narendra Modi faced an embarrassing movement when Angela Merkel ignored handshake with the Prime Minister. Here is a video in which Modi is seen trying to handshake with German Chancellor but she ignores. (Also read: Narendra Modi seeks strong partnership between Indian Lion, German Eagle) Also Read - Third Wave of Corona May Hit India This Month, Likely to Peak in October: Experts Who Predicted Second Wave
Indeed, it is not a complete video. Merkel did not refuse to shake hands but she asks Modi to come at the centre of the stage. Then both the leaders shook hands, finally. It is hilarious that some of the sites reported that Merkel refused handshake with Modi showing half video. Or they did not bother to check the complete video.
Watch what was actually happened between Angela Merkel and Narendra Modi below: