Lucknow: A 'laddoo' weighing 66 kg was prepared and as many as 66 pigeons were released today to mark Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's 66th birthday.
Mr Singh turns 66 tomorrow.
"The laddoo was prepared and distributed after a havan and prayers here. Sixty-six pigeons were also released to mark the birthday eve of Singh," BJP worker and one of the organisers, Awadhesh Gupta said.
Mr Gupta said the event was held at the UP BJP's office where party workers from different parts of the state had assembled to celebrate the senior leader's birthday.
Party workers on this occasion prayed for Singh's long life.
"Singh has worked for all sections of the society without any discrimination. In fact, he gave push to many developmental projects in Lucknow," said another organiser Ram Singh Balmiki.