Today, French Ambassador to India, Alexandre Siegler has expressed “deeply moved” by the emotional outpouring of Indians in the wake of the massive fire at the ancient Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

More than 800-year-old Cathedral, which is a World Heritage Site and considered to be one of the most iconic landmarks across the globe and visited by a large number of people from distinct nations.

Ziegler tweeted: “Deeply moved by the outpouring of messages sent from all over India after the fire at #NotreDame de Paris. It’s also in such times that one can gauge the value of friendship. Thank you, India!”

Soon after the news spread over regarding the devastating blaze at Notre Dame Cathedral, several Indian in social media has expressed sorrow. Many recalled the time they had visited Cathedral and others shared photos from their visit.

A Twitter user Ganesan Ambedkar wrote: “No overreading from the incident. We, the people of the Republic of India, are with you. I know your emotions on this iconic symbol. Rebuild the material structure, because you are known for building equality.”

Others have also expressed sorrow and hoped for its reconstruction at the earliest.

Another Twitter user Gautam Damodaran’s post read, “My thoughts are with the people of France. The 850 years of Notre Dame history teach us to rebuild stronger and we will. – love from India.”

The sudden flame that broke out on Monday at the historic Cathedral in Paris has left the whole world shocked.

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