As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is celebrating his 69th birthday today, leaders from India and across the world wish PM Modi a very happy birthday. Celebrations have already begun across India, wishes have started pouring in for PM Modi. PM Modi is in his home state for the day. He visited the Statue of Unity on Narmada river and also offered prayers at the Sardar Sarovar Dam on his 69th birthday. The PM would address a gathering which was scheduled at 11 am. Then he will visit his mother Heeraben and seek her blessings. Follow ibtimes.co.in for live updates on PM Narendra Modi's 69th birthday celebrations.
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PM Modi meets mother on 69th birthday
PM Modi meets his mother Heeraben Modi at her residence in Gandhinagar. PM Modi is celebrating his 69th birthday.
Rahul Gandhi wishes good health, happiness for PM Modi on his 69th birthday
Extending warm wishes to PM Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi prayed for his good health and happiness. "My best wishes to Narendra Modi Ji on his 69th birthday. May he be blessed with good health and happiness always," tweeted the former Congress president.
Development while protecting the environment is evident in Gujarat: Modi
While addressing a rally at the Sardar Sarovar Dam site, PM Modi said that in our culture, development can be done while protecting the environment, and it is evident in Gujarat. "Nature is dear to us, it is our jewel," Narendra Modi said.
PM Modi offers prayers at Sardar Sarovar Dam
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is offering prayers at the Sardar Sarovar Dam. The Prime Minister is in Gujarat to celebrate his 69th birthday.
PM Modi offers prayers at Garudeshwar Dutt Temple in Gujarat
Singer Lata Mangeshkar wishes PM Modi
Indian playback singer Lata Mangeshkar wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday. Lata Mangeshkar lauded PM Modi to see his tireless hard work.
नमस्कार आदरणीय नरेन्द्रभाई.आप को जनमदिन की बहुत बहुत शुभकामनाएँ.आप की देशभक्ति और आपके अथक परिश्रम से देश निरंतर प्रगति पथ पर बढ़ता जा रहा है,ये देखकर मुझे हमेशा प्रसन्नता होती है.भगवान महादेव आप की हर मनोकामना पूरी करें यही मेरी मंगल कामना.. आप की बहन लता..@narendramodi— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) September 17, 2019
WATCH | PM Modi reaches Kevadia, shares amazing view of Statue of Unity
PM Modi has reached Kevadia in Narmada district in Gujarat and captured an aerial view of the 'statue of unity'. "Have a look at the majestic 'Statue of Unity', India's tribute to the great Sardar Patel," PM Modi tweeted.
Here's how PM Modi will celebrate his birthday
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a long day planned ahead of him. He visited the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river to kickoff the "Namami Narmade" festival. Modi will be spending almost the entire day in Gujarat.
- The prime minister would address a gathering, following which, Narendra Modi will inspect some ongoing developmental projects near the dam and the Statue of Unity.
- Later in the day, PM Modi will meet his mother, Hiraben, to seek her blessings on his birthday.
- The prime minister is also expected to visit the temple of Lord Dattatreya at Garudeshwar village near Kevadiya.
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On PM Modi's birthday, gold crown offered at Varanasi temple
A supporter of PM Modi, identified as Arvind Singh, has offered a gold crown weighing 1.25 kg to the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple in Varanasi to mark Prime Minister's 69th birthday.