Humbled by affection on my birthday: PM Modi

PM Modi celebrated his 72nd birthday on Saturday by giving four speeches at occasions involving topics as disparate as wildlife and the introduction of logistics policy.


The nation of India will achieve sustainable and inclusive growth, the prime minister of India declared on Saturday, expressing his gratitude for the love he received on his birthday.

“I spent the day attending programmes that cover our economy, society and the environment. I truly believe that when we collectively work on these spheres, we will fulfil our goal of sustainable and inclusive development. May we keep working harder and harder in the times to come,” he said in tweets.

The prime minister thanked everyone for their birthday wishes and said they inspired him to work even harder. He turned 72 today. “I laud all those people who have devoted this day to various community service initiatives. Their resolve is commendable,” he said.

Apart from Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar, PM Modi also thanked President Droupadi Murmu for her well wishes on Twitter.

On Saturday, PM Modi turned 72, he spoke at four events, including one about the inauguration of a logistics policy and another about wildlife, while receiving birthday wishes from politicians and other well-known people.