PM Modi turns 70, wishes pour in from all around the world

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi (NVI): As Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated his 70th birthday today, greetings came pouring in from around the world.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Russian President Vladimir Putin among other prominent leaders tweeted their greetings on the occasion.

The Prime Minister was born in Gujarat’s Vadnagar on 17 September 1950.

“PM Modi has devoted each moment of his life towards making India strong, safe and self-reliant. I am lucky to serve the nation under his leadership. I along with all countrymen wish for PM’s healthy and long life,” Amit Shah tweeted in Hindi.

“Prime Minister Modi, Happy birthday and best wishes to you. My best wishes and prayers are that God always keep you healthy and happy and the nation continues to receive your invaluable services,” President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted in Hindi.

S Jaishankar in his greetings said, “Join the nation in felicitating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday. His leadership has enhanced India’s standing on the world stage. Wish him good health and many more years in service of the nation.” he tweeted.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh wished the Prime Minister and appreciated his leadership and said it has benefited India tremendously.

“Greetings and warm wishes to PM Narendra Modi on his birthday. India has benefited tremendously from his astute leadership, firm conviction and decisive action. He has been working assiduously towards empowering the poor & marginalised. Praying for his good health and long life,” he tweeted.

“Wishing PM Narendra Modi ji a happy birthday,” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted.


Russian President Vladimir Putin extended greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday. “I look forward to continue constructive dialogue with you and work closely together on topical issues of the bilateral and international agenda,” says President Putin.

Wishing PM Modi, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that Nepal “will continue working closely together to further strengthen relations between the two countries.”

Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is celebrating PM Modi’s birthday as Seva Saptah or service week that started on September 14. The party has announced that several social initiatives will be carried out by its leaders across the nation during this week-long period.

PM Modi spent his last birthday in his home state Gujarat and reviewed programmes and projects including the Statue of Unity and the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the river Narmada.