Narendra Modi | File Photo: ANI
New Delhi: Wishes poured in from various political leaders for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he turned 73 on Sunday. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge and former party chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday.
Prime Minister Modi turned 73 on Sunday, with President Droupadi Murmu and other dignitaries and politicians extending their best wishes to him.
"My best wishes to PM Shri Narendra Modi ji on his birthday. May he be blessed with good health and long life," Congress chief Kharge said on X.
In a post on X, Gandhi said, "Wishing PM Narendra Modi a happy birthday."
President of India Droupadi Murmu also took to X and wrote her wishes for the PM in Hindi.
“Hearty congratulations and best wishes to the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modiji on his birthday. I wish that with your far-reaching vision and strong leadership, you pave the way for the overall development of India in its 'Amrit Kaal'. I pray to God that you always remain healthy and happy and continue to benefit the countrymen with your amazing leadership”, she worote.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah extended his wishes to PM Modi and called him "the architect of the new India", adding that he has laid a strong foundation of a grand and self-reliant India on the basis of the ancient heritage of our country.
"Modi ji, the architect of the new India, has worked to lay the strong foundation of a grand and self-reliant India on the basis of the ancient heritage of our country. Be it an organization or a government, we all always get inspiration from Modi ji that 'national interest comes first'. It is a privilege for me to get the opportunity to serve the country under the guidance of such a unique leader," Amit Shah posted on 'X' in Hindi.
Praising PM Modi, Shah said that a rare combination of leadership, sensitivity and hard work is seen in the Prime Minister.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also extended birthday greetings to PM Modi and wished for his healthy and long life.
"Respected Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji, wish you a very happy birthday. May you stay healthy and live long. Best wishes that under your leadership, fear, hunger and corruption will be completely eradicated from the country and we will once again attain the position of Vishwa Guru," Gadkari wrote on 'X' in Hindi.
Lauding PM Modi as the world's most popular public leader, BJP President JP Nadda said that PM Modi gave concrete shape to the global prestige of Indian culture, and the universal progress of the nation.
Earlier, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath extended birthday greetings to PM Modi and wished for his good health and long life.
“Happy birthday to the great devotee of Maa Bharati, the architect of 'New India', the dreamer of 'Developed India', committed towards 'One India - Best India', the most popular politician of the world, the famous Prime Minister of the country Shri @narendramodi ji,” Yogi Adityanath said in a post on X in Hindi.
“Your dedication and vision for building a 'developed India' is incomparable. By the grace of Lord Shri Ram, may you be blessed with long life and good health, and may we all continue to receive your successful leadership, this is our prayer,” he added. (PTI/ANI)