Top Dignitaries Across The World Greets Modi On 70th Birthday
PM Modi turned 70 on Thursday and wishes poured in for the BJP leader from top dignitaries, including President, and Vice President of India, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Union ministers, and leaders from across the political divide.
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."
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.
"I value the kind, friendly relations that have developed between us. I look forward to continuing constructive dialogue with you and work closely together on topical issues of the bilateral and international agenda. From the bottom of my heart, I wish you good health, happiness, well-being, and every success," read Russian President Putin's message for PM Modi.
“Together over the past few years we have succeeded in consolidating even further the traditionally good relations between Indian and Germany," the German Chancellor said.
Home Minister Amit Shah said everyone loves Modi. The PM, he said, connected deprived sections of the society with the mainstream of development.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wished Modi a happy birthday.
The ruling BJP celebrates Modi's birthday as 'Sewa Diwas' and organizes public welfare activities across the country for a week.