Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday joined millions in greeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday.

In his message, Deve Gowda extended fullest support to Modi in his efforts to manage the peace and prosperity of the nation.

The 87-year old JD(S) leader said the Prime Minister was leading the nation amidst a global pandemic, economic crisis, and an adventurous China at the border in his tweet.


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Meanwhile CM of Karnataka Yediyurappa wished Modi on his twitter handle with a message that read “Happy birthday to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. May God bless you to keep you healthy to serve the country for many more years.”


Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Coals and Mines, Pralhad Joshi too greeted Modi.He said that it is an absolute honour to be led by a statesman like Modi, on the path to realise hopes and aspirations of over a billion Indians.

Several ministers, MPs and MLAs in Karnataka greeted the Prime Minister including deputy chief ministers C N Ashwath Narayan, Govind Karjol and Lakshman Savadi, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai.