Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and his wife Amruta Fadnavis were among the dignitaries present at the high tea hosted for US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Sunday.
Speaking to Indian Express Amruta Fadnavis said, “I told Michelle Obama I have always admired her. I follow her activities and efforts towards social causes and how she is a role model for women worldwide.”
“I have always followed her very closely and found it very inspiring to see her address social issues,” said Amruta, adding that she will “always cherish these proud moments of greeting President Obama and his wife.”
“I must admit even Mrs President showed a lot of warmth as she went around greeting the people,” she said.
When asked why she gets drawn towards Mrs President’s social cause, Amruta said, “I find a connect. I am a banker by profession.”