PM Modi tries litti-chokha and kulhad chai at India Gate in viral pics


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited the Hunar Haat being organised by the Ministry of Minority Affairs at India Gate in Delhi today. He visited the fair to view various exhibitions where artisans from across the country displayed traditional artworks and handicrafts.

He even interacted with many artisans there. But it was one particular moment from the event that has gone viral on social media PM enjoying a plate of steaming and delicious litti-chokha for lunch along with kulhad chai.

PM even shared the images from the fair with the caption, “Had tasty Litti Chokha for lunch along with a hot cup of tea… #HunarHaat.”

He shared the same picture on his Instagram account with the caption, “Had excellent Litti Chokha for lunch. Have you tried this delicacy?” Take a look:


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Had excellent Litti Chokha for lunch. Have you tried this delicacy?

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In the viral images, the PM can be seen enjoying a plate of the traditional dish, which is popular in Bihar, Jharkhand and parts of Eastern Uttar Pradesh.

For the uninitiated, litti is a dish of stuffed whole wheat dough balls with the stuffing of a spiced mix of roasted gram flour or sattu and chokha is the side dish, which is made using eggplant, potato or tomatoes.