The BJP has organised a "Seva Saptah" from September 14 to 20 to celebrate the PM's birthday. (File)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was wished by President Ram Nath Kovind, Union Ministers and leaders from across the spectrum on his birthday. PM Modi turned 70 today. The BJP has organised a "Seva Saptah" from September 14 to 20 coinciding with the Prime Minister's birthday. The party is undertaking social initiatives across the nation during this week-long event.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have also wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. "Wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji a happy birthday," the Congress leader tweeted.
Mr Kejriwal prayed for his long and healthy life. "Narendra Modi wishing you a very happy birthday sir. I pray for your long and healthy life," he said.
Here are the Highlights on PM Modi's birthday:
Salman Khan marked the day by posting a picture of himself with the Prime Minister and wished him on the occasion.
"Wishing the honourable prime minister Mr Narendra Modi, a very happy birthday n many more to come @narendramodi," the superstar wrote along with the picture.
Actor Aamir Khan wishes PM Modi on his birthday.
"Hon PM @narendramodi ji namaskar Wishing you many happy returns of the day. May good health and happiness always be with you. With Respect & Regards Aamir," tweeted Mr Khan.
Assam Governor, Chief Minister wish PM Modi on his birthday
Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday and planted a sapling to celebrate the day.
In a tweet in Hindi the governor wished PM Modi, who turned 70, to remain healthy, happy and energetic forever.
"I strongly believe that your attitude of service towards the nation is an inspiration for other countries," he added.
Mr Sonowal wished Modi on his birthday on behalf of the people of Assam.
"Your strong leadership and vision are leading India on the path of becoming Vishwa Guru, overturning every challenge into opportunities," he tweeted.
Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff wished PM Modi on his birthday by posting a picture with him.
Sharad Pawar, Ajit Pawar extend birthday greetings to PM Modi
NCP leaders, including party president Sharad Pawar and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, on Thursday extended birthday greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The prime minister turned 70 on Thursday.
"Warm Birthday Greetings to our Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi Wishing him an abundance of good health and happiness! Sharad Pawar tweeted.
Ajit Pawar wished a healthy and long life to Modi.
Expecting that you will always carry out the work of giving justice to Maharashtra and all the countrymen, the deputy chief minister said on the micro-blogging site.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy wishes PM Modi on his 70th birthday
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy extended his wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday.
Taking to Twitter, he said, "Wishing our Hon'ble PM Sri @narendramodi ji a very Happy Birthday. May God bless him with a long and healthy life dedicated to the service of the nation."
Kerala Governor, Chief Minister extend birthday wishes to PM Modi
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday conveyed their greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday.
In a tweet, Mr Khan conveyed his "heartiest wishes" to PM Modi and said : "May you be blessed with many more fruitful years of service to the people".
The Chief Minister tweeted: "Warm wishes and greetings to @PMOIndia Shri. @narendramodi ji on his birthday. Wishing him good health and happiness."
Mr Vijayan also sent an email message to the Prime minister, wishing him, CMO sources said.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee greets PM Modi on birthday
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday on Thursday.
Ms Banerjee, a strong critic of the prime minister, wished him a healthy and successful year.
PM Modi thanks Lata Mangeshkar for her birthday wishes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked singer Lata Mangeshkar after she wished him on her birthday.
Ms Mangeshkar had earlier in the day taken to Twitter to wish the Prime Minister on his 70th birthday.
"Namaskar Respected Narendra Bhai, Best wishes to you on your birthday. I wish that God blesses you with longevity @narendramodi," she tweeted.
PM Modi said: "Heartfelt gratitude for your good wishes @mangeshkarlata my Elder sister."
Himachal governor, CM wish PM Modi on 70th birthday
Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya and Chief Minister Jairam Thakur extended wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mr Dattatraya said PM Modi's vision, untiring effort and strong leadership helped India scale new heights and the nation was bound to attain its "past glory". Wishing a long and healthy life, Mr Dattatraya said the prime minister's efforts and determination to make India a self-reliant nation and world power was an inspiration for all.
"PM Modi, as a reformist not only gave a new direction to the development of the country, but also made everyone proud by finding a permanent solution to the problems that have been prevailing for decades along with economic reforms," he added.
Mr Thakur said that the nation was fortunate to have Modi as the prime minister to guide this nation on the path of progress and prosperity.
BJP announces "Know Namo" quiz on Narendra Modi's birthday
While urging people to wish Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday through the Namo App, the BJP also announced the start of the "Know Namo" quiz whose winners will get books autographed by the PM.
The quiz which begins today will have questions on PM Modi and the BJP.
The party also urged people to post their wishes, and those of others who want to thank the PM, through messages or by uploading a video on the app.
"Hearty congratulations": Delhi's Lt Governor to PM Modi
Delhi's Lt Governor Anil Baijal wishes Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday and wished him good health and a long life.
Mr Baijal tweeted in Hindi: "Hearty congratulations to the honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday. I pray to the Almighty for good health, and a long and dynamic life for you."
Nitish Kumar greets PM on his birthday
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday.
Apart from Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Giriraj Singh and Nityanand Rai and other NDA leaders in Bihar wished good health and long life to the prime minister.
"Greetings to honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. I wish for his good health and long life," Mr Kumar tweeted in Hindi.
BJP invites people for "special virtual exhibit" on PM Modi's birthday
The Bharatiya Janata Party has shared a video on Twitter giving glimpses of PM Modi's "inspiring life" on his birthday.
UP, Madhya Pradesh chief ministers wish PM Modi
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have extended greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday.
"The one who puts service to the nation and people's welfare at priority, who is a 'Karmayogi' and who works relentlessly for nation-building, the true servant of Mother India -- heartiest congratulation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday," Mr Chouhan said on Twitter (roughly translated from Hindi).
While Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath wrote: "Prime Minister Narendra Modiji who fulfilled the concept from Antyodaya to 'Rashtrodaya', congratulations on your birthday. With the blessings of Lord Rama, You bring pride to Mother India by furthering the goal of Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat (One India, Best India)."
"Wish you good health": Russian President on PM Modi's birthday
Russian President Vladimir Putin has wished good health for PM Modi on his birthday.
PM Modi's work during pandemic shows far-sightedness: Piyush Goyal on PM's 70th birthday
Union Minister Piyush Goyal extended his wishes to the Prime Minister on the occasion and said that work done by him, especially during the COVID-19 crisis phase, showed his far-sightedness.
"Best wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is committed to the service of the country and has made India prestigious as a global power. Even during this COVID phase, the work done by you in making the country Atmanirbhar shows your far-sightedness," Mr Goyal said.
The Union Minister for Railways, Commerce and Industry said that India would definitely become a "Vishwa Guru" (global leader) through the various attributes of its leader Prime Minister Modi, which include being an "able administrator, having decision-making capacity, leadership ability and taking everyone along."
Your life "motivates all": Lok Sabha Speaker greets PM Modi on his birthday
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla says that the Prime Minister's commitment to service of masses has motivated others to work harder for the betterment of humanity and service of the country.
"Best wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. Your life dedicated to fulfilling the pledge of service motivates all to work for the betterment of humanity and serving the country. I pray to God for your healthy and long life," Mr Birla tweeted (roughly translated in English).
Nepal PM Oli wishes PM Modi on his 70th birthday
Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli greeted his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on his 70th birthday and vowed to continue to work closely together towards strengthening bilateral relations.
Praying for PM Modi's "good health": Rajnath Singh
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India has benefited tremendously from PM Modi's astute leadership, firm conviction and decisive action.
"He has been working assiduously towards empowering the poor and marginalised. Praying for his good health and long life," Mr Singh said.
Amit Shah wishes PM Modi on birthday
Top BJP leaders say India's stature rose on the world stage under his leadership and his life dedicated to the welfare of nation is an inspiration for them.
Home Minister Amit Shah hailed PM Modi as most popular leader of the country and said he connected deprived sections of the society with mainstream of development. Mr Shah said PM Modi has dedicated his entire life for the welfare of the country and is laying down a foundation of strong and self-reliant India.
BJP Chief JP Nadda Wishes PM Modi On His Birthday
In a series of tweets, BJP president JP Nadda wished PM Modi, saying that under his leadership India moved swiftly on the path of progress and raised its stature at the world stage. PM Modi's life is dedicated to nation building and he is an inspiration for all party workers, Mr Nadda said.