Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan with his Tamil Nadu counterpart MK Stalin / File photo: Mathrubhumi
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday extended birthday greetings to his Tamil Nadu counterpart and DMK president M K Stalin on turning 70.
Vijayan took to Twitter to convey his birthday wishes and said that by standing in defence of federalism, secularism and our mother tongues, Stalin has won hearts across the country.
"Warmest birthday wishes to dear Comrade @mkstalin. Your efforts to strengthen Kerala - Tamil Nadu bonds are deeply appreciated. Standing in defence of federalism, secularism and our mother tongues, you've won hearts across the country. Wishing you happiness, health and success," he tweeted.
Thanking Pinarayi for the wishes, Stalin tweeted in Malayalam, “Let us work together to keep the fascist forces away from South India.”
Stalin's birthday was celebrated by his party and supporters across Tamil Nadu with fervour.
With PTI inputs