Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Ananya Nanda, the winner of ‘Indian Idol Junior 2’, at his residence here.
The 14-year-old Odisha girl met him with her family, including parents and elder sister, last evening.
The teenager said she is in awe of the Prime Minister.
Expressing her happiness over the meeting, Ananya said, “I can’t believe I met Narendra Modi sir. I am in awe of him and his hospitality. In spite of his busy schedule he spent 20-30 mins with me.
“He blessed me and advised me to continue with my Riyaaz. He also told me to never give up on my dream and that I should keep working hard towards achieving the same.”
Also present during the meeting was Dharmendra Pradhan, the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas of Odisha.