Kovind's journey: From a hut with leaking roof to a 340-room residence
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/i...w/59691099.cms

Soon after his thumping win, President-elect Ram Nath Kovind, the next occupant of the 2,00,000-sq ft sprawling Rashtrapati Bhavan with 340 rooms, recalled the thatched house in his native Kanpur Dehat where he spent his childhood.
The early morning rain in New Delhi hours before the votes cast in the presidential polls were taken up for counting reminded him of his childhood travails: how he used to wait with his siblings for the rains to stop as the roof of their house leaked badly.

A truly inspirational story....A PM that had the humble beginings of a chaiwala and now a President with equally humble beginnings. The dynastic politics of Congress are finally giving way to a true democracy ...