Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted senior BJP leader LK Advani on his 92nd birthday and lauded his contributions towards empowering Indians.
PM Modi on Twitter said, “Scholar, statesman and one of the most respected leaders, India will always cherish the exceptional contribution of Shri Lal Krishna Advani ji towards empowering our citizens. On his birthday, I convey my greetings to respected Advani Ji and pray for his long and healthy life.”
The Prime Minister also thanked the former deputy prime minister and home minister for all the hard work that contributed to BJP’s steady rise in Indian politics over the years.
Modi also stated that Shri LK Advani Ji toiled for decades to give shape and strength to the BJP. If over the years, our party has emerged as a dominant pole of Indian politics, it is because of leaders like Advani Ji and the selfless Karyakartas he groomed for decades, said Modi.
PM Modi also visited Advani’s residence along with other senior leaders including Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu.