Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy touched the feet of Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, at an award function after he presented the award to Murthy. The 82-year-old shared the picture on Instagram stories and Twitter users hailed the historic moment and praised Narayana Murthy. The two industrialists shared the stage at the annual TiECon event in Mumbai on Tuesday where Narayan Murthy, after presenting the award, bent down to touch Ratan Tata’s feet as a sign of respect. Also Read - Trending News Today January 24, 2020: Ratan Tata Learns Tricks of Social Media, Leaves Fans Drooling Over Throwback Picture From LA

Sharing the moment on Instagram stories, Tata Ratan wrote, “It was an honour to be awarded by TIEcon at the hands of a great friend Mr Narayana Murthy.” (sic) Also Read - This is Ratan Tata's Favourite Moment of Decade

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The historic moment was also shared on Twitter by event organisers. They captioned it, “Infosys co-founder, Narayana Murthy seeks blessings from TATA sons, Chairman Emeritus, @RNTata2000 at #TiEconMumbai. A touching gesture of humility & a historic moment indeed. #WednesdayWisdom #narayanamurthy #ratantata.” (sic)

The post soon went viral on social media and netizens hailed the historic moment. One user tweeted, “Historic moment.! Adorable values & respect is demonstrated by legends.. Its truly Indian culture, Narayana Murthy touching Ratan Tata’s feet! @TiEMumbai.”

Another user wrote, “It’s really good to see Narayana Murthy touching feet of legendary businessman & @TiEMumbai Lifetime achievement awardee Ratan Tata.”

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Atul Nishar, President of TiE Mumbai said, “Sri Ratan Tata’s lasting legacy is the highest standards of ethics and integrity that will guide entrepreneurs in their journey for decades to come. The awardees of the Hall of fame have shown exemplary courage, passion and foresight in being disrupters who have created wealth and opportunities for thousands.”