Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted birthday wishes for Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who turned 69 today.
"Birthday wishes to Shri Rajnath Singh Ji. Rajnath Ji's wisdom is greatly beneficial to the government," PM Modi wrote on Twitter. Mr Singh is at the "forefront of efforts to build a strong and secure India," the Prime Minister said.
Birthday wishes to Shri @rajnathsingh Ji. Rajnath Ji's wisdom is greatly beneficial to the Government. He is at the forefront of efforts to build a strong and secure India. He has always worked for the welfare of the poor and our hardworking farmers. Praying for his long life.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 10, 2020
Home Minister Amit Shah wished the Defense Minister and said, "Rajnath ji with his vast experience and organizational skills have made invaluable contribution to the government and the party. I wish him good health and long life".
BJP chief JP Nadda wrote on Twitter, "Your (Rajnath Singh) dedication to the country and the organization is commendable and exemplary. May God give you good health and long life."
"Happy Birthday Rajnath Singh ji. Your loyalty to the country and the organization and your resolve for public service is exemplary... I pray to God for your long life and good health," Textile Minister Smriti Irani wrote on Twitter. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, wished Mr Singh and said, "...Your loyalty to the country and the organization and your resolve for public service is exemplary..."
Former Prime Minister and JD(S) president, HD Deve Gowda wished Mr Singh and described him as an "exceptional political figure...". Telugu Desam Party chief and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu wished the Defence Minister "good health and happiness."
Dear @rajnathsingh ji,— H D Devegowda (@H_D_Devegowda) July 10, 2020
I wish you a very happy birthday. The leadership and direction of an exceptional political figure like you are what this generation needs.
ನಿಮ್ಮ ಜೀವನ ಸದಾ ಸುಖ, ಸಂತೋಷ, ಶಾಂತಿ, ನೆಮ್ಮದಿ, ಆರೋಗ್ಯ ಮತ್ತು ಯಶಸ್ಸಿನಿಂದ ಕೂಡಿರಲಿ ಎಂದು ಆಶಿಸುವೆ.
Chief Minister of Tripura, Biplab Kumar Deb, in his birthday greetings said, "His (Rajnath Singh) contribution in building and strengthening the BJP is outstanding."
Warm Birthday greetings to Shri @rajnathsingh Ji.— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) July 10, 2020
His contribution in building & strengthening the BJP is outstanding. Guided by his valuable experience & insight, the Defence Ministry is delivering wonderful results on several fronts. I pray for his long life & good health. pic.twitter.com/iIpGuXak0l
The Defence Minister today met the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Army Chief General MM Naravane, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh and Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria to review the situation in eastern Ladakh, a report in news agency Press Trust of India said.