Modi, Manmohan, Advani greet Sonia on birthday

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP leader L.K. Advani on Friday greeted Congress President Sonia Gandhi on her 70th birthday.

“Birthday wishes to Sonia Gandhi. May Almighty bless her with a long life filled with good health,” Modi tweeted.

Manmohan Singh reached Sonia Gandhi’s residence to meet her. Advani walked up to her in the Lok Sabha and greeted her.

Several Congress leaders also wished her birthday greetings. They included Moti Lal Vora, Digvijaya Singh, Mallikarjun Kharge, P. Chidambaram, Janardan Dwivedi, Kamal Nath, Ambika Soni, A.K. Antony and Mukul Wasnik.

Earlier, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia tweeted: “Warm birthday greetings to Sonia Gandhiji. May God bless her with the best of health and happiness always.”

DMK leader M.K. Stalin wished her “a long and healthy life”.

“On behalf of DMK and myself, I wish a long and healthy life for Congress President Sonia Gandhi,” Stalin said in a message.

Sonia Gandhi has headed the Congress since 1998, becoming its longest serving President. Her husband, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, was assassinated in 1991.

–IANS

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