India’s PM Modi turns 73

Wishes are pouring in from leaders in the country and across the world, for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 73 on Sunday.

With Vishwakarma Jayanti falling on the same day as his birthday, PM Modi is set to launch the ‘PM Vishwakarma’, a scheme worth Rs 13,000 crore aimed at helping artisans and craftsmen and others engaged in traditional skills.

He is scheduled to inaugurate the first phase of the India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC), named Yashobhoomi, in Dwarka and also the extension of the Delhi Airport Metro Express line from Dwarka Sector 21 to a new metro station at Dwarka Sector 25 as well on Sunday.

Extending wishes for his birthday, President Droupadi Murmu wished that Modi with his foresight and strong leadership paves the way for India’s development in every field during the ‘Amrit Kaal’. “I pray to God that you always remain healthy and happy and continue to benefit the countrymen with your excellent leadership,” she said in a tweet in Hindi.


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