Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Lal Krishna Advani’s house to wish him on his 96th birthday. The PM wrote on social media that he went to Advani Ji’s residence to extend his greetings. He also shared pictures with Advani Ji, seated alongside other senior BJP leaders like Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh.
Earlier, Prime Minister Modi posted birthday greetings for LK Advani, praising him for his integrity, dedication, and significant contributions that have strengthened the nation. He highlighted Advani’s leadership and its impact on the progress and unity of the country.
“I wish him good health and a long life. His efforts towards nation-building continue to inspire 140 crore Indians,” he added.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah also wished the 96-year-old leader on his birth anniversary and said that he is “an eternal source of inspiration” for all BJP workers. “Happy birthday to respected Lal Krishna Advani ji. Advani ji, with his tireless hard work and organizational skills, worked to nourish the party and build workers. Advani ji’s incomparable contribution from the inception of the BJP to coming to power is an eternal source of inspiration for every worker. I pray to God for his long life and good health,” Shah wrote on X.
Apart from PM Modi and Amit Shah, other leaders like Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Minister for I&B Anurag Thakur, Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman, and more wished Advani on his birthday.
Lal Krishna Advani was born in 1927 in Karachi. He started his political career as a volunteer for the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Advani held the position of the minister of home affairs in the BJP-led NDA government from 1998 to 2004. He also served as the deputy prime minister to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee from 2002 to 2004. In 2015, Advani was honored with the Padma Vibhushan, which is India’s second-highest civilian award.