From a humble upbringing as a son of tea seller to being elected Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has come a long way and will surely continue to have many more years of being a successful leader. Meanwhile, on the 68th birth anniversary of Prime Minister Modi, Varanasi is waiting with full of surprises abounding every corner and will observe the day with much grandeur and celebrations.
According to reports, PM Modi is scheduled to head towards his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi and will cut his birthday cake with a sea of children in a Varanasi school. To make the day a beat more special, Modi will watch a film Chalo Jeete Hain inspired by his motivating life along with a few school children.
Here are the updates on PM Narendra Modi's birthday celebration:
# 14:05 pm: "Many happy returns of the day @narendramodi Ji! 🎉 Wishing you a blessed and prosperous year ahead," wrote Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit Nene.
Many happy returns of the day @narendramodi Ji! 🎉 Wishing you a blessed and prosperous year ahead.— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) September 17, 2018
# 14:02 pm: Indian athlete Deepa Malik thanks PM Modi for gifting the nation with a vision towards Swachhata Hi Seva, Beti Bachao, Inclusive sports and respect for Divyangs.
Thank you for gifting the nation with a vision towards #SwachhataHiSeva #Betibachao #Inclusivesports and respect for #Divyangs . On your birthday Honorable @narendramodi @PMOIndia , wish you health n long life to continue to inspire us in nation building pic.twitter.com/LcV6yh3JzE— Deepa Malik (@DeepaAthlete) September 17, 2018
# 14:00 pm: On the 68th birth anniversary of PM Modi, legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan wrote, "वर्ष नव हर्ष नव जीवन उत्कर्ष नव,, #HappyBdayPMModi".
# 13:58 pm: Wishing PM Narendra Modi on his 68th birth anniversary former cricketer Sourav Ganguly said, "Happy birthday to Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra modi ji🙏@narendramodi".
Happy birthday to Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra modi ji🙏@narendramodi— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) September 17, 2018
# 13:57 pm: Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor sends best wishes to Narendra Modi on his birth anniversary.
Many Happy Returns of the day Narendra bhai Modi. God Bless! pic.twitter.com/Tvfym3FAPL— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) September 17, 2018
# 11:40 am: DMK President MK Stalin took to Twitter to wish PM Narendra Modi on his birth anniversary.
Warm greetings and best wishes to Prime Minister @narendramodi on his birthday. I wish him good health and a long life.— M.K.Stalin (@mkstalin) September 17, 2018
# 11:32 am: "Wishing Jenab @narendramodi Sb a very happy birthday. May almighty bless him with a long life and good health," National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah tweeted
Wishing Jenab @narendramodi Sb a very happy birthday. May almighty bless him with a long life & good health.— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) September 17, 2018
# 11:00 am: Congress President Rahul Gandhi wishes PM Modi good health and happiness on his 68th birthday.
Happy Birthday to our PM, Narendra Modi ji! Wishing him good health and happiness always.@narendramodi— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) September 17, 2018
# 10:40 am: Tamil Nadu BJP conducts Medical Camp across the state. The party is observing the day as 'Sewa Diwas'
# 10:30 am: Vedpathis conduct special 'hawan' and offer prayers in Varanasi on Prime Minister Narendra Modi birthday.
# 10:20 am: In order to mark PM Modi's birthday, Tamil Nadu BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan, who is a gynaecologist by profession, has gifted gold rings to newborns at a government hospital on Monday.
நம் பாரதப் பிரதமர் மதிப்பிற்குரிய நரேந்திர மோடி அவர்கள் பிறந்த நாளை முன்னிட்டு சென்னை பெருமாள் பேட்டை அரசு ஆரம்ப சுகாதார நிலையத்தில் பிறந்த குழந்தைகளுக்கு மோதிரம் அணிவித்து,பரிசுப்பொருள்களும் வழங்கப்பட்டது.இன்றைய தினம் சேவை தினமாக நாடுமுழுவதும்— Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan (@DrTamilisaiBJP) September 17, 2018
# 08:55 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh's warm wishes to PM Modi - praises his leadership quality in last four years.
Warm greetings to Shri @narendramodi on his birthday. Under his leadership India has grown tremendously and became the 6th largest economy of the world. He is a man of vision and action who is working assiduously to fulfil the dream of New India. I wish him good health &long life— राजनाथ सिंह (@rajnathsingh) September 17, 2018
# 08:53 am: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sends birthday wishes to Prime Minister Modi.
Birthday greetings to Prime Minister @narendramodi ji— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) September 17, 2018
# 08:50 am: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wishes PM Modi a long and healthy life on his 68th birthday.
.@narendramodi A very happy birthday to Hon’ble Prime Minister. I wish him long and healthy life.— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) September 17, 2018
# 08:35 am: Congress' warm wish to PM Modi on his 68th birthday:
We wish PM @narendramodi a Happy Birthday.— Congress (@INCIndia) September 17, 2018
# 08:30 am: President Of India, Ram Nath Kovind extended his wishes to Prime Minister Modi.
# 08:27 am: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday.
Warm birthday compliments to the dynamic & illustrious Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi ji. I wish him good health and a long life. May he continue to render for many more years his exceptional services to the nation and guide the country to its glory. @narendramodi— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) September 17, 2018
# 08:25 am: You can send birthday wishes to PM Modi through NaMo App, informed the BJP on its official Twitter handle.
# 08:20 am: The BJP pays tributes to PM Modi on his 68th birthday. Watch Video:
Later in the day, the prime minister will announce a series of developmental projects worth over Rs 600 crore. Some of these projects include inauguration of a ring road and foundation stone-laying ceremony of two hospitals for women, worth Rs. 20 crore each.
Modi is also expected to visit Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath Temple and will inaugurate the construction work of the temple. Thereafter, the Prime Minister will address a gathering at the Banaras Hindu University.
On a related note, Modi on his last birthday went to his home state Gujarat and met his 98-year-old mother, Hiraba. Post that, Modi dedicate the Sardar Sarovar Dam to the nation.
Furthermore, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will celebrate PM Modi's birthday as Sewa Diwas across India with the party leaders organising various welfare programmes like cleanliness drives, blood donation camps and etc.