New Delhi: Police arrested 15 persons on September 19 for burning an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Based on the complaint of Shamli district BJP president Satendra Tomar, police registered a case against 11 unidentified people and four named accused on Friday.

The 15 people were booked under Indian Penal Code sections 147 (rioting) and 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant). The accused burned the effigy on September 17, the birthday of Prime Minister Modi.

They observed Modi's birthday as “Unemployment Day” in protest. A video of the incident has also gone viral on social media. The incident took place in Dargahpur village under Jhinjhana Police Station limits.

On September 17, PM Modi turned 70 as politicians and celebrities wished him on social media.

Celebrities wished him good health and prosperity in the years to come. Leading the wishes were cricketer Suresh Raina, actress Pranitha Subhash, comedian Sunil Pal, Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and others.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been a leader with exemplary visionary ideas and has strived hard to put India on the global map with respect and dignity. There has been no looking back for him since he assumed Prime Minister’s Office in 2014.