Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 66th birthday was celebrated with grand gestures across the country. From schoolchildren to Bharatiya Janata Party workers, everyone took part in the festivities.
The prime minister began his day by meeting his mother in Gujarat. He also shared images of time spent with his mother on social media.
PM Modi is in Gujarat to announce irrigation projects worth Rs 3,800 crore.
In Gujarat's Navsari district, people tried to make a record out of lighting 989 lamps simultaneously on the eve of PM Modi's birthday. The event made into the Guinness World Records.
Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik made a sand sculpture in Odisha's Puri district highlighting PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
In Gujarat's Surat district, fans of the Indian leader made a cake weighing 3,750kg to make a record for the world's biggest cake.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chauhan spent the day with disabled children to celebrate PM Modi's birthday.
PM Narendra Modi meets his mother on the occasion of his birthday today, in Gandhinagar (Gujarat). pic.twitter.com/s0N3kUULEW— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2016
Navsari (Guj): 989 lamps lit simultaneously on eve of PM Modi's birthday, makes Guinness World Record. pic.twitter.com/xH8uhBdPKe— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2016
Gandhinagar: Chief Justice of India TS Thakur meets PM Modi at Raj Bhawan, greets him for his birthday pic.twitter.com/L1IUeneSJx— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2016
PM Narendra Modi's birthday celebrated in Kanpur (UP) by locals. pic.twitter.com/GNQ0a64A5Q— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 17, 2016
Surat: Shop owner gifts clothes to 200 divyangs & 55 HIV+ children on eve of PM's b'day (16.09.16) pic.twitter.com/eIKwVaG1El— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2016
Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik's sand sculpture in Puri (Odisha) on the occasion of PM Modi's birthday. pic.twitter.com/GvwJsnrKGv— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2016
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan celebrate PM Narendra Modi’s birthday with divyangs in Bhopal. pic.twitter.com/rAp841dQdf— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2016
Nagpur: PM Narendra Modi’s look-alike celebrates PM Modi’s birthday, takes part in cleanliness drive. pic.twitter.com/iuYVufOPBK— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2016
Surat: World's biggest cake weighing 3750 kg has been made for PM Modi's birthday, attempting to break world record. pic.twitter.com/WWe64MFiY6— ANI (@ANI_news) September 17, 2016