Watch: ISRO chief breaks down, Modi Consoles

Watch: ISRO chief breaks down, Modi Consoles

These poignant moments caught on camera earlier this morning are going viral on social media across the country. Here's the Prime Minister Narendra Modi consoling an emotional K Sivan, ISRO Chairman, after losing contact with the Chandrayaan 2 Lander just 2.1 km away from Moon's surface.

Earlier today, Modi addressed ISRO and the nation after the Chandrayaan 2 heartbreak. He said that the entire country is proud and with ISRO in these times. "Today our resolve to touch the moon has grown even stronger. You live for India, and I salute you," Modi said.

Soon after Modi's speech, K Sivan walked up to him and got emotional. Modi immediately hugged him and patted him for a few poignant moments. K Sivan was seen wiping his tears as he couldn't control his emotions after the setback.