PM Modi will reach Narur village this afternoon where he will interact with children of a primary school, which is aided by a non-profit organisation.
Later, at the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) campus, the prime minister will interact with students of the Kashi Vidyapeeth and the children assisted by them, according to the Prime Minister’s Office.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and BJP chief Amit Shah were among the first to greet him.
“Birthday greetings to our Prime Minister @narendramodi. Wish him a long life and many years of dedicated service to the people of the country,” President Kovind tweeted.
Vice President Naidu, who is in Malta, called up PM Modi to wish him on his birthday. “Warm Birthday wishes to Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. India is making rapid strides under his visionary leadership and taking its rightful place in the comity of nations. May he be blessed with long and healthy life,” said Naidu’s Twitter handle.
Shah hailed PM Modi’s leadership, saying India under him has become synonymous with development and that he has infused energy into every section of society like never before. India has a government under Modi, which is committed to the development of the poor, farmers and every section of society, the BJP chief said in a tweet. He described PM Modi as a leader who is loved by all and has provided a decisive and visionary leadership to country, as he prayed for a long and healthy life for the prime minister.