Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Birthday To Be Celebrate As 'Seva Diwas' Nationwide

PM Modi wrote personalised letters to iconic celebrities to get support for the Swachhta Hi Seva campaign

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi extended birthday greetings on Sunday to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 67. Cabinet colleagues, political adversaries, envoys and his admirers among the masses wished him on his 67th birthday. A leader of the party told that the plan to celebrate the birthday of his top leader as a service day across the country, BJP chief Amit Shah in Ranchi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Kirtinagar in Delhi, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in Chennai, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will be in Mumbai. Bharatiya Janata Party will observe "Seva Diwas" today across the country with party leaders attending medical camps, blood donation events, and taking part in cleanliness drives.

The PM began his day by seeking his mother's blessings in Gujarat and soon wishes started pouring in on social media. Actress Sridevi sent a heartfelt message to Narendra Modi on Twitter which read: "Wishing Narendra Modi ji a very Happy Birthday".

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman greeted PM Modi on his birthday and participated in "Sewa Diwas".

On the occasion of his birthday, PM Modi delighted the nation with another project that will benefit lakhs of farmers and help fulfil people's aspirations.

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Actor Sanjay Dutt, who is all ready to make a comeback with Bhoomi, also posted a wish for PM Modi on Twitter.

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PM Modi would then visit Amreli in Saurashtra where he will attend a host of programmes and address a public gathering.

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