PM Narendra Modi turned 70 today, and wishes poured in for the prime minister from leaders across the political divide.
The BJP has planned to celebrate Modi’s birthday as ‘Sewa Divas’ across the nation.
Wishing the prime minister, President Ram Nath Kovind said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji congratulations on your birthday and best wishes. You have presented an ideal in showing commitment to India’s life values and democratic traditions.”
“My compliments and prayers that the almighty keeps you healthy and joyous always, and the country keeps getting your valuable services,” he said.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wished Modi a happy birthday.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said Modi has made tireless efforts to take the country to new heights and asserted that his work will pave the way for India to become self-reliant.
Home Minister Amit Shah said Modi is loved by everyone. The prime minister, he said, connected deprived sections of the society with mainstream of development.