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Updated February 29th, 2024 at 15:16 IST

Bill Gates finds Nagpur’s Dolly Chaiwala a symbol of India’s innovation

Sharing the video, Bill Gates wrote, “In India, you can find innovation everywhere you turn—even in the preparation of a simple cup of tea.

Reported by: Business Desk
Bill Gates at Dolly Chaiwala's stall
Bill Gates at Dolly Chaiwala's stall | Image:Instagram/@iambillgates
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Bill Gates’ India visit: Billionaire Bill Gates, a philanthropist and co-founder of Microsoft, in his recent visit to India, was introduced to another sign of India’s innovation when he visited to have a ‘kadak chai’ at Nagpur’s viral tea vendor Dolly Chaiwala.

Sharing the video with his Instagram followers, Bill Gates wrote, “In India, you can find innovation everywhere you turn—even in the preparation of a simple cup of tea!”

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The video in which Bill Gates can be seen asking for ‘One chai’ and watching Dolly Chaiwala closely, has sparked a conversation around ‘Chai’, a hot beverage originating in the early modern Indian subcontinent made by brewing black tea in milk and water and then sweetening with sugar.

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In the video, Gates can be seen awestruck by the moves of Dolly Chaiwala that had made him widely popular around the country.

In the captions of the video, Gates writes that he is excited to be back in India which is home to incredible innovators.

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Gate further writed that he is working on new ways to save and improve lives and even make a cup of chai. “Looking forward to many Chai Pe Charcha!,” Gates added.

With over 21 lakh likes, the video has been watched by more than 2.9 crore people across the globe.

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Many brands including Swiggy have responded to the video asking, “How much was the bill?.”

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Published February 29th, 2024 at 15:13 IST

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