Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy or more commonly know as Narayana Murthy, Co-Founder of Infosys was the person to talk about on the microblogging website, Twitter, as pictures of him emerged where he can be seen touching Ratan Tata’s feet.
The two tycoons shared a stage at the annual TiEcon event held in Mumbai on Tuesday. At the event, Mr. Murthy was presenting the award to Mr. Ratan Tata and thereafter, out of sheer respect, bent down and touched Mr. Tata’s feet.
Mr. Ratan Tata is the emeritus Chairman of the Tata Sons, and shared the video on the incident on his Instagram handle via story.
In the story the 82 year old Mr. Ratan Tata wrote: “It was an honour to be awarded by TiEcon at the hands of a great friend Mr. Narayana Murthy”. In the video, it was seen that Mr. Murthy, 73, touched Mr. Tata’s feet after presenting him with the award.
Pictures of this gesture of humility were also shared by the event organisers via their Twitter handle, they wrote “Infosys co-founder, Narayana Murthy seeks blessings from TATA sons, Chairman Emeritus, @RNTata2000 at #TiEconMumbai. A touching gesture of humility & a historic moment indeed”.
Infosys co-founder, Narayana Murthy seeks blessings from TATA sons, Chairman Emeritus, @RNTata2000 at #TiEconMumbai.— TiE Mumbai (@TiEMumbai) January 29, 2020
A touching gesture of humility & a historic moment indeed. #WednesdayWisdom #narayanamurthy #ratantata pic.twitter.com/MmwNPm4SY4
People on Twitter were in awe with the level of humility shown by the business tycoon Mr. Narayan Murthy
A picture that speaks thousand words! Respect for others & Modesty is great Corporate virtues to emulate.— Amit Thakur (@thakurami92) January 29, 2020
Two biggest rival #company, two most humble #businessman.#NarayanaMurthy touching feet of #RatanTata is the best thing on the internet, today. pic.twitter.com/emZFXLtXyS
The one touching feet of #RatanTata is none other than #narayanamurthy— ESHAN CHATTARAJ (@ESHANCHATTARAJ) January 29, 2020
These two are known as India’s biggest #Businessmen. They were fierce business rivals in the IT industry.
The values, respect demonstrated by these legends is truly #inspiring.#tatasons @RNTata2000 pic.twitter.com/OJ44wJNvFC
This pic of Mr Narayana Murthy touching Mr Ratan Tata’s feet will inspire generations to come ~ Both these icons are great examples of Indians who minimise their own self despite all the accomplishments| #DebsReflection #Leadership #CEO #NarayanaMurthy #RatanTata #Humility #India pic.twitter.com/vLcwALDezq— Debashis Sarkar (@DebashisSarkar) January 29, 2020
TiE Mumbai President, Atul Nishar 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”