PM Modi speaks to Kalyan Singh to wish him on birthday

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New Delhi, Jan 5 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to senior BJP leader and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh on Tuesday to wish him on his 88th birthday. In a tweet, Modi said Singh's life has been devoted to public service and empowering the poor. A backward class leader, Singh is credited for leading the BJP to power in Uttar Pradesh and became the party's first chief minister in the state. He is also a former Rajasthan governor. Modi tweeted, 'Spoke to Shri Kalyan Singh Ji and conveyed birthday greetings to him. His is a life devoted to public service and empowering the poor. Kalyan Singh Ji is admired for his numerous efforts towards Uttar Pradesh's transformation. May he be blessed with a long and healthy life.' PTI KR DV