The BJP has organised a “Seva Saptah” from September 14 to 20 to celebrate the PM’s birthday. (File)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was wished by President Ram Nath Kovind, Union Ministers and leaders from across the spectrum on his birthday. PM Modi turned 70 today. The BJP has organised a “Seva Saptah” from September 14 to 20 coinciding with the Prime Minister’s birthday. The party is undertaking social initiatives across the nation during this week-long event.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have also wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. “Wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji a happy birthday,” the Congress leader tweeted.
Mr Kejriwal prayed for his long and healthy life. “Narendra Modi wishing you a very happy birthday sir. I pray for your long and healthy life,” he said.
Here are the Live updates on PM Modi’s birthday:
PM Modi’s work during pandemic shows far-sightedness: Piyush Goyal on PM’s 70th birthday
Union Minister Piyush Goyal extended his wishes to the Prime Minister on the occasion and said that work done by him, especially during the COVID-19 crisis phase, showed his far-sightedness.
“Best wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is committed to the service of the country and has made India prestigious as a global power. Even during this COVID phase, the work done by you in making the country Atmanirbhar shows your far-sightedness,” Mr Goyal said.
The Union Minister for Railways, Commerce and Industry said that India would definitely become a “Vishwa Guru” (global leader) through the various attributes of its leader Prime Minister Modi, which include being an “able administrator, having decision-making capacity, leadership ability and taking everyone along.”
Your life “motivates all”: Lok Sabha Speaker greets PM Modi on his birthday
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla says that the Prime Minister’s commitment to service of masses has motivated others to work harder for the betterment of humanity and service of the country.
“Best wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. Your life dedicated to fulfilling the pledge of service motivates all to work for the betterment of humanity and serving the country. I pray to God for your healthy and long life,” Mr Birla tweeted (roughly translated in English).
Nepal PM Oli wishes PM Modi on his 70th birthday
Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli greeted his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday and vowed to continue to work closely together towards strengthening bilateral relations.
Warm greetings to Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji on the auspicious occasion of your birthday. I wish you good health and happiness.
We will continue working closely together to further strengthen relations between our two countries.
– K P Sharma Oli (@kpsharmaoli) September 17, 2020
Praying for PM Modi’s “good health”: Rajnath Singh
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India has benefited tremendously from PM Modi’s astute leadership, firm conviction and decisive action.
“He has been working assiduously towards empowering the poor and marginalised. Praying for his good health and long life,” Mr Singh said.
Amit Shah wishes PM Modi on birthday
Top BJP leaders say India’s stature rose on the world stage under his leadership and his life dedicated to the welfare of nation is an inspiration for them.
Home Minister Amit Shah hailed PM Modi as most popular leader of the country and said he connected deprived sections of the society with mainstream of development. Mr Shah said PM Modi has dedicated his entire life for the welfare of the country and is laying down a foundation of strong and self-reliant India.
BJP Chief JP Nadda Wishes PM Modi On His Birthday
In a series of tweets, BJP president JP Nadda wished PM Modi, saying that under his leadership India moved swiftly on the path of progress and raised its stature at the world stage. PM Modi’s life is dedicated to nation building and he is an inspiration for all party workers, Mr Nadda said.