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PM Modi seeks mother's blessings on his 66th birthday in Gandhinagar

Updated: Sep 17, 2016 09:32 IST
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Sept. 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met his mother Heeraben Modi at their residence in Gandhinagar and sought her blessings on his 66th birthday.

He also greeted people from houses around his mother's residence in the state capital.

The Prime Minister also met Chief Justice of India T.S Thakur at the Raj Bhawan.

Earlier, Prime Minister Modi was accorded a grand reception at the Ahmedabad Airport when he landed yesterday night. Gujarat governor OP Kohli, the entire Gujarat cabinet including Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, state BJP leaders and hundreds of party workers were present at the airport to greet him.

After his grand reception, the Prime Minister thanked the Gujarat BJP leaders and party workers and drove to the Raj Bhavan where he spent the night.

Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu today greeted Prime Minister Modi on his birthday. In a tweet, Naidu said that on the occasion they are re-dedicating themselves in the service of the nation and for the upliftment of weaker sections of society.

Greeting the Prime Minister, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Colonel Rajyavardhan Rathore said Prime Minister Modi is dynamic and decisive Prime Minister of the masses.

He hoped that India will continue to prosper under Prime Minister Modi's leadership.

This is the Prime Minister's third visit in recent times to Gujarat, where Assembly elections are due next year. (ANI)