New Delhi: Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes's daughter India Jeanne Rhodes celebrates her second birthday on Monday. The right-handed batsman took to Twitter to wish his daughter and posted a photo with her. The moment captured the hearts of many in both countries, the highlight of which was Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The PM re-tweeted Jonty and added the caption âHappy birthday to India, from Indiaâ. It soon became viral as it got more than 7,700 re-tweets and over 18,000 likes.
Happy birthday to India, from India. :) https://t.co/DbOZFEKLe9— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 23, 2017
Jonty replied to the gesture and said, âThank u @narendramodi ji; baby India really has been blessed in the land of her birth, by so many amazing people #makeinindiaâ
@narendramodi Thank u @narendramodi ji; baby India really has been blessed in the land of her birth, by so many amazing people #makeinindia— Jonty Rhodes (@JontyRhodes8) April 24, 2017
India Jeanne was born in Mumbai and her parents decided to name their daughter after the country due to its "rich culture and geographical diversity".