Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 70 today. As he has a huge following on social media, people from all walks of lives have wished him on his birthday. PM Modi often meets people from the world of sports, entertainment and business.
As PM Modi celebrates his 70th birthday, here is how some sportspersons have extended their greetings.
Cricketer Suresh Raina wished PM Modi a long and healthy life and more milestones in the service of the nation. He also posted a picture of himself with the prime minister.
Birthday wishes to our honourable Prime Minister sir @narendramodi
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) September 17, 2020
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, extending his greeting, said that he prays to god that PM Modi lives a safe and long life. Tendulkar also shared a picture with him.
जन्मदिन की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं माननीय प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेंद्र मोदी जी।
मेरी ईश्वर से यही प्रार्थना है कि वो आपको हमेशा सुरक्षित रखें और लंबी उम्र दें। pic.twitter.com/VsYJvxKdwT
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 17, 2020
Boxer Vijender Singh simply wished him “a very happy birthday.”
— Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) September 17, 2020
“Happy Birthday to our Greatest Leader And Honourable Pm of Our Country shri @narendramodi ji,” wrote wrestler Geeta Phogat.
— geeta phogat (@geeta_phogat) September 17, 2020
Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli wished PM Modi birthday on the micro-blogging site.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 17, 2020
Wrestler Sushil Kumar posted a photo with the prime minister to wish him on his 70th birthday.
— Sushil Kumar (@WrestlerSushil) September 17, 2020
Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, wished the prime minister, posting a photo of his speaking from the ramparts of Red Fort. Yuvraj wrote, "Your untiring efforts, stellar leadership & vision towards a stronger, self-reliant India is truly inspiring. Wishing you the best of health always."
My heartfelt wishes to our Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji on his birthday. Your untiring efforts, stellar leadership & vision towards a stronger, self-reliant India is truly inspiring. Wishing you the best of health always @narendramodi @PMOIndia pic.twitter.com/951LTpVqtW
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) September 17, 2020
Former India coach and cricketer Anil Kumble also extended his wishes to PM Modi on his birthday.
Wishing our Honourable Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji a very happy birthday.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) September 17, 2020
Cricketer-turned politician Gautam Gambhir, heaping praise on PM Modi, said, “The man who showed 1.3 billion Indians that it doesn’t matter where you come from as long as you have the will to do something & touch people’s lives!”
The man who showed 1.3 billion Indians that it doesn’t matter where you come from as long as you have the will to do something & touch people’s lives!
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) September 17, 2020
Wrestler Sakshi Malik wished the prime minister, putting a picture with him.
माननीय प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी को जन्मदिन की हार्दिक बधाई और शुभकामनाएं।
— Sakshi Malik (@SakshiMalik) September 17, 2020
All sporting activities had come to a halt after the outbreak of the coronavirus. However, sporting events have started taking place of late.