Kevadiya, September 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is celebrating his 69th birthday today, visited the Jungle Safari Tourist Park in Kevadiya in Gujarat's Narmada district. PM Narendra Modi also visited the 'Statue of Unity' this morning and shared a video of the sculpture, touted as the tallest in the world. The 'Statue of Unity', dedicated to Independent India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhabhi Patel, was inaugurated by the PM Modi on Patel's birth anniversary on October 31 last year. Narendra Modi 69th Birthday: Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman, S Jaishankar And Other BJP Leaders Extend Warm Wishes to PM.
"Have a look at the majestic 'Statue of Unity', India's tribute to the great Sardar Patel," PM Modi tweeted, along with a video. He also visited Khalvani Eco-Tourism site and Jungle Safari Tourist Park in Kevadiya. Later today, PM Modi will take part in the 'Namami Narmada' festival being celebrated by the Gujarat government to mark the filling up of the Sardar Sarovar Dam on Narmada river to its full reservoir level of 138.68 metres. Happy Birthday, PM Narendra Modi: Messages And Wishes to Share as WhatsApp Stickers, DP, Facebook Status, Greeting Photos, Tweet to Wish The Prime Minister As He Turns 69.
On His Birthday, PM Narendra Modi Shares Video Of 'Statue Of Unity'
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Have a look at the majestic ‘Statue of Unity’, India’s tribute to the great Sardar Patel. pic.twitter.com/B8ciNFr4p7
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 17, 2019
For the first time since the height of the dam was raised in 2017, the water level reached its highest peak at 138.68 metres on Sunday evening. PM Modi arrived in Gujarat, his home state, last night. He flew from Gandhinagar to Kevadia in Narmada district this morning. The Prime Minister will visit the Duttatreya Mandir in Garudeshwar village and a children's park. Later, he will also address a public meeting at Kevadiya. He celebrated his last birthday by spending time with school children from Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
In Varanasi, people lightened earthen lamps to wish Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is celebrating PM Modi's birthday as 'Seva Saptah' starting September 14. It has announced that several social initiatives will be undertaken by the party leaders across the nation during this week-long period.