India / Happy Birthday PM Modi: PM Turns 69, Celebrates Birthday In Gujarat

NDTV : Sep 17, 2019, 09:51 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today turned 69 and was greeted by several leaders, including Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah. His schedule includes a visit to the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river, whose water level has reached its highest mark for the first time, to kickoff the "Namami Narmade" festival.

For the first time since the height of the Sarovar dam was raised in 2017, the water level reached its highest peak at 138.68 metres on Sunday evening. The dam was inaugurated by PM Modi on this day in 2017. After visiting the dam site, the prime minister would address a gathering. He would inspect some ongoing developmental projects near the dam and at the 'Statue of Unity'. The prime minister is also expected to visit the temple of Lord Dattatreya at Garudeshwar village near Kevadiya.  

On PM Modi's birthday, his supporters and well-wishers flooded the social media with their best wishes, leading to 7 different Twitter hashtags making it to the top 10 India trends on the micro-blogging site. While #happybirthdaynarendramodi topped the chart in the India trends, #HappyBirthdayPM and #ShriNarendraModi was trending on 2nd and 5th positions, respectively.

Here are the updates on PM Modi's Gujarat visit:

PM Modi reviews tourism infrastructre at Kevadia in Gujarat

Mamata Banerjee greets PM Modi on his birthday

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal greets PM ModiBJP leader Vasundhara Raje tweeted birthday wishes for PM Modi.

BJP leader Vasundhara Raje tweeted birthday wishes for PM Modi.

PM Modi visits Khalvani eco-tourism site in Narmada