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Happy Birthday PM: Leaders, celebrities from across India extend warm wishes to Narendra Modi

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 17 Sep 2018, 04:32:58 PM
 PM Modi to ring in 68th birthday in Varanasi (Photo Source: News Nation)

New Delhi:

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.

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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.

# 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.

# 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".

# 13:57 pm: Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor sends best wishes to Narendra Modi on his birth anniversary.

# 11:40 am: DMK President MK Stalin took to Twitter to wish PM Narendra Modi on his birth anniversary.

# 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

# 11:00 am: Congress President Rahul Gandhi wishes PM Modi good health and happiness on his 68th birthday.

# 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.

# 08:55 am: Home Minister Rajnath Singh's warm wishes to PM Modi - praises his leadership quality in last four years.

# 08:53 am: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sends birthday wishes to Prime Minister Modi.

# 08:50 am: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wishes PM Modi a long and healthy life on his 68th birthday.

# 08:35 am: Congress' warm wish to PM Modi on his 68th birthday:

# 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.

# 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:

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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.

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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.

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First Published : 17 Sep 2018, 08:24:09 AM