New Delhi, Jul 1 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on his 71st birthday, wishing him a long and healthy life.

"Birthday wishes to our energetic Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Garu. May he lead a long and healthy life," the prime minister tweeted.

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He said Naidu is admired across the political spectrum for his warm nature, intelligence and wit.

"He has also been exceptional as the Chair of the Rajya Sabha," Modi said.

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Naidu was born on this day in 1949 in Chavatapalem in Andhra Pradesh.

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