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Updated January 29th, 2020 at 18:23 IST

Narayana Murthy touching Ratan Tata's feet the "Biggest moment in corporate history"

Narayana Murthy, the co-founder of Infosys, started trending on Twitter as pictures of him touching Ratan Tata's feet surfaced on the social media platform.

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Narayana Murthy, the co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Infosys, recently started trending on Twitter as pictures of him touching Ratan Tata's feet in a gesture of respect surfaced on the social media platform. The picture was taken at the annual TiECon event in Mumbai on January 28. The now-viral image shows Murthy bending down to touch Tata's feet as a sign of respect after he presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to the Chairman of Tata Sons.

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Ratan Tata also shared a series of videos in his Instagram stories with a caption, “It was an honour to be awarded bt TIEcon at the hands of a great Mr Narayan Murthy”. “It was an honour,” read the second video. 

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'Historic moment'

As soon as the picture went viral, several internet users also hailed the moment as historic and praised Murthy for his gesture.

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Narayana Murthy-founded Infosys and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) are the two biggest IT companies in India and have been so for a number of years, with their exploits turning India into a global leader in the Information Technology industry.

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Published January 29th, 2020 at 18:23 IST

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