Akshata Murty and her mother Sudha Murty spotted holidaying in Goa
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Businesswoman and wife of the prime minister of the United Kingdom, Akshata Murty, was recently spotted with her mother Sudha Murty in Goa, reports have stated.
The duo were on a holiday and were seen having a great bonding time in Benaulim beach in south Goa situated about 40 km from state capital Panaji.
A local fisherman, Francis Fernandes, who is also known as Pele, told reporters that he immediately identified Akshata, the UK first lady when she approached him on Monday 13 February to ask about popular water sports at the popular tourist destination.
A video shot by the locals shows Pele interacting with Akshata, the daughter of renowned billionaire businessman and founder of Infosys, N.R. Narayana Murthy. Later, he also posted a picture with both the mother and the daughter on social media.
Pele said, “She (Akshata) asked me, is water sports safe in Goa? I told her, ‘Ma’am, it is 100 percent safe and I will keep you and your family safe if they wish to enjoy water sports,” he said.
“Before they got on our speed boats, I told her that there are many Goans living in the UK and I want her to see that they are safe too. Akshata replied ‘done’,” he added.
He also said that meeting them was a very humbling experience as they were very down to earth and that “every politician in India should learn from them”.
Pele has also hosted one of the greatest Indian cricketers of all time – Sachin Tendulkar – at Benaulim beach which shot him to fame.