New Delhi, November 8: Lal Krishna Advani, former Deputy Prime Minister and a co-founder of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has turned 93 today. On LK Advani's birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led leaders of the BJP in wishing the senior leader. In his greeting message on Advani's birthday, PM Narendra Modi said he prays for a long and healthy life of the BJP veteran. LK Advani on Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan: 'Historical, Emotional Day...Dream Getting Fulfilled'.
"Very very happy returns of the day to LK Advani who brought the BJP to the people and played an important role in the development of the country. He is an inspiration to crores of workers of the BJP and citizens. I pray for his long and healthy life," PM Modi tweeted on Advani's birthday. BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda described Advani as an ideal for his dedication and principles. Babri Masjid Demolition Case: LK Advani Chants 'Jai Shri Ram' After Acquittal (Watch Video).
PM Narendra Modi Wishes LK Advani on His Birthday:
भाजपा को जन-जन तक पहुंचाने के साथ देश के विकास में अहम भूमिका निभाने वाले श्रद्धेय श्री लालकृष्ण आडवाणी जी को जन्मदिन की बहुत-बहुत बधाई। वे पार्टी के करोड़ों कार्यकर्ताओं के साथ ही देशवासियों के प्रत्यक्ष प्रेरणास्रोत हैं। मैं उनकी लंबी आयु और स्वस्थ जीवन की प्रार्थना करता हूं।
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 8, 2020
"Hearty congratulations to the honourable Shri LK Advani, former Deputy Prime Minister and senior BJP leader of the country. He is ideal in politics for crores of workers because of his commitment and principles. I pray to God for your health and longevity," Nadda said in a tweet. Union Home Minister and former BJP chief Amit Shah said Advani played a key role in spreading BJP's ideology.
"Respected Advani ji, with his hard work and selfless service, not only contributed to the development of the country but also played a major role in the expansion of BJP's nationalist ideology. I wish him all the best on his birthday and wish God good health and longevity," Shah tweeted. Advani, a long-time member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), served as the 7th Deputy Prime Minister from 2002 to 2004 under Atal Bihari Vajpayee.