Naidu, Shah hail Modi on his 68th birthday, PM to celebrate in Varanasi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi. File photo: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate his 68th birthday on Monday in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi where he will interact with school children.

Later, at the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) campus, the prime minister will interact with students of the Kashi Vidyapeeth and the children assisted by them, according to the Prime Minister's Office.Modi will reach Narur village this afternoon where he will interact with children of a primary school, which is aided by a non-profit organisation, 'Room to Read'.

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and BJP chief Amit Shah were among the first to greet him.

"Birthday greetings to our Prime Minister @narendramodi. Wish him a long life and many years of dedicated service to the people of the country," Kovind tweeted.

 

Birthday greetings to our Prime Minister @narendramodi. Wish him a long life and many years of dedicated service to the people of the country #PresidentKovind

— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) September 17, 2018
 

Naidu, who is in Malta, called up Modi to wish him on his birthday, the Vice President Secretariat said.

"Warm Birthday wishes to Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. India is making rapid strides under his visionary leadership and taking its rightful place in the comity of nations. May he be blessed with long and healthy life," said Naidu's Twitter handle.

 

Warm Birthday wishes to Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. India is making rapid strides under his visionary leadership and taking its rightful place in the comity of nations. May he be blessed with long and healthy life. @narendramodi #narendramodibirthday #NaMo pic.twitter.com/DqwJmU5ulD

— VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) September 17, 2018
 

Shah hailed Modi's leadership, saying India under him has become synonymous with development and that he has infused energy into every section of society like never before.

India has a government under Modi, which is committed to the development of the poor, farmers and every section of society, the BJP chief said in a tweet.

 

अपने निर्णायक नेतृत्व और दूरदर्शिता से भारत को विश्वपटल पर विकास और प्रगति का प्रयाय बनाने वाले देश के सर्वप्रिय नेता, यशस्वी प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी के जन्मदिन पर उन्हें हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं देता हूँ और ईश्वर से उनकी दीर्घायु व स्वास्थ्यपूर्ण जीवन की कामना करता हूँ।

— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 17, 2018
 

He described Modi as a leader who is loved by all and has provided a decisive and visionary leadership to country, as he prayed for a long and healthy life for the prime minister.



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