Birthday greetings poured in from leaders across India and the world as Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 70.
Twitter has been abuzz with birthday wishes for the Prime Minister and #HappyBirthdayPMModi trending.
Various leaders across parties including Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi have tweeted their greetings for PM Modi.
On the occasion of PM Modi’s birthday, BJP has organised several events across the country to celebrate. A 70 kg laddu has also been prepared to celebrate the occasion. The party will also observe ‘Seva Saptah’, a week long event which began on September 14 that will be dedicated to pray for long life and good health of PM Modi.
“We are celebrating Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 70th birthday with Seva Saptah (service week) as he himself believes in serving people. We also got 70 kgs of laddu to make this cake,” a BJP worker was quoted as saying by new agency ANI.
Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted, “Best wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is committed to service of the country and welfare of the poor. With Modiji, the country has found a great leadership which has made the underprivileged sections of the society join the mainstream of development with its welfare policies and has laid the foundation for a strong India.”
राष्ट्रसेवा और गरीब कल्याण के प्रति समर्पित देश के सर्वप्रिय नेता प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी को जन्मदिन की शुभकामनाएं।
मोदी जी के रूप में देश को एक ऐसा नेतृत्व मिला है जिसने लोक-कल्याणकारी नीतियों से वंचित वर्ग को विकास की मुख्यधारा से जोड़ा और एक मजबूत भारत की नींव रखी।
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 17, 2020
“Wishing PM Narendra Modi ji a happy birthday,” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
Wishing PM Narendra Modi ji a happy birthday.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) September 17, 2020
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in his tweet has praised PM Modi for his leadership and decision making and said that India has tremendously benefited because of it.
Greetings and warm wishes to PM Shri @narendramodi on his birthday. India has benefited tremendously from his astute leadership, firm conviction &decisive action. He has been working assiduously towards empowering the poor & marginalised. Praying for his good health and long life
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) September 17, 2020