Dr E Muthuraman, vice chairman MSMEPC wished honorable prime minister Narendra Modi ji on the occassion of his birthday. The events are held on his birthday since Modi assumed the highest executive office in 2014. Different ministries and state governments especially those run by the BJP and organise their own initiatives to mark the day.Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 72 on Saturday. A flurry of event, some historical and some scheduled, were kept arranged to mark the day. Prime Minister Modi unveiled the National Logistics Policy and addressed several events besides releasing cheetahs at a national park under a programme to reintroduce the animal in the country.
A number of events are held on his birthday since Modi assumed the highest executive office in 2014. Different ministries and state governments, especially those run by the BJP, organise their own initiatives to mark the day.
In 2020, amid COVID-19 concerns across the country, the BJP focussed on ‘seva’ programmes to help people on Modi’ birthday, while last year over 2.5 crore Covid vaccine doses and a record were administered across the country in a day under a special campaign.
In 2019, the prime minister spent the day in Gujarat where he visited the Sardar Sarovar Dam to witness the landmark of the Narmada river dam reaching a height 138.68 metres for the first time.PM visits school, interacts with students.
He was in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on his birthday in 2018. He visited a school and interacted with students. He also visited the Kashi Vishwanath temple. The prime minister inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat in 2017. He also visited the family of Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh to express his condolences on his death.
He visited Navsari in his home state in 2016 to attend a function where aid was distributed to differently-abled persons. He also spent time with tribals in Limkeda and later inaugurated drinking water and irrigation projects in the parched region of Dahod district.PM visits military exhibition to mark golden jubilee of the Indo-Pak 1965 war.
The prime minister visited Shauryanjali, a military exhibition to mark the golden jubilee of the Indo-Pak War of 1965, in 2015. In 2014, Modi hosted a dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad.
Within hours of arriving from the Uzbek city of Samarkand on Saturday after attending the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Modi travelled to Madhya Pradesh.
The prime minister also participated in a self-help group (SHG) meeting with women members at Karahal, Sheopur, after releasing eight cheetahs in a special enclosure in the Kuno National Park.
The prime minister who has often travelled to Gujarat on his birthday to meet his mother Heeraben, said he was enjoying the blessings of lakhs of mothers and described women as his strength and inspiration. “Normally I meet my mother on my birthday and seek her blessings.So many mothers of Madhya Pradesh have blessed me,” he said, addressing a large gathering.