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Kohli, Hima extend birthday greetings to PM Modi

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Last updated on: September 17, 2020 15:58 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by Virat Kohli on his birthday on Thursday

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by Virat Kohli on his birthday on Thursday. Photograph: PTI/File

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 70 on Thursday and cricket captain Virat Kohli took the lead in wishing the PM.

‘Wishing a very Happy birthday to our honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji. @narendramodi@PMOIndia,’ Kohli tweeted.


World Youth Athletics champion Hima Das also took to Twitter to wish the leader.

‘Warm birthday greetings to Honourable Prime Minister, Shri @narendramodi Ji. His leadership has been exemplary and his commitment to making India a greater nation is commendable. #NarendraModiBirthday #HappyBirthdayPMModi,’ she wrote on her handle.

The All India Football Federation wrote on their Instagram page: 'We join the nation in wishing Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji a very Happy Birthday. #IndianFootball #HappyBirthday #HappyBirthdayModiji'. 


Sachin Tendulkar shared a throwback picture with the PM and wished him a healthy and long life.

"Happy Birthday to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I pray to god that he will always protect you and give you a long life," he tweeted.

India opener Shikhar Dhawan and former all-rounder Yuvraj Singh also greeted PM Modi.

Dhawan tweeted," Wishing our Prime Minister @narendramodi a very happy birthday!"

"My heartfelt wishes to our Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. Your untiring efforts, stellar leadership and vision towards a stronger, self-reliant India is truly inspiring. Wishing you the best of health always @narendramodi @PMOIndia," Yuvraj wrote on his Twitter handle.

India head coach Ravi Shastri also wished the 'great man' on his day.

"Here's wishing the Great Man - our beloved PM @narendramodi a very Happy Birthday @PMOIndia," he tweeted.

Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom took to Instagram to wish the Prime Minister on his big day.

‘Wishing our honourable Prime Minister, @narendramodi ji a very happy birthday,’ Saina wrote.

Mary Kom wrote on her gram: ‘Wishing @narendramodi ji a day filled with happiness and a year filled with joy. #happybirthdaypmmodi.’

Shooter Anjum Moudgil used Facebook to wish the Prime Minister.

'Wishing Honourable PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji a very happy birthday! A leader and visionary who inspires Indians from all over the world. PMO India. #NarendraModiBirthday #HappyBirthdayPMModi #Modiji,’ she posted.

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