The Indian union minister had her moment of getting her slippers repaired from a roadside cobbler and paying him generously going viral on the internet.
Smriti Irani paid a cobbler in Coimbatore, city in Tamil Nadu, Rs 100 instead of Rs 10 for a simple shoe fix-up.
The incident occurred when Irani alighted from the flight on her arrival. She was in the city to address a session at a local ceremony.
The strap on her sandals had snapped, and the cobbler charged the Union minister Rs 10 for repairing it. However, Irani paid him Rs 100.