Narendra Modi's Man Vs Wild episode with Bear Grylls on Discover Channel sends Twitter into meme avalanche

Narendra Modi's latest episode on Discovery's Man vs Wild show has sent Twitter into a tizzy, with netizens commenting on the massive TRP ratings of the show.

Walking through the wild, and taking a ride on a cold river in a makeshift boat were some of the things that Prime Minister Narendra Modi put up with, as he teamed up with survivalist Bear Grylls to promote causes close to his heart – conservation of nature and cleanliness. Man Vs Wild with Bear Grylls and Prime Minister Modi'aired on Discovery Channel on 2 August at 9 pm. Twitter has been exploding with reactions on the same ever since.

While some commented on the show's TRP going through the roof, others have lauded the prime minister's initiative.

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The Incredible India campaign, launched in 2002 by the Tourism Ministry in a bid to promote tourism, also will have its theme as wildlife for two months following the episode. "There is no bigger icon for India than the prime minister, be it wildlife or tourism or anything else. His episode will be shown on Discovery tomorrow and we have decided to make it (wildlife) our theme for Incredible India for the next two months," Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel tells Press Trust of India. Ahead of the telecast of the latest episode, Modi on 12 August said there could not be a better way to throw light on environmental conservation and climate change.

(With inputs from agencies)

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