As many as 786 students from Urdu-medium schools run by Surat Municipal Corporation in Limbayat area wrote a letter in Urdu to Chief Minister Narendra Modi,wishing him on his birthday.
At a function organised by local BJP leaders at Samast Patidar Samaj Wadi in Katargam area,a 62-kg cake was cut by orphan children.
A BJP councillor organised a hawan where priests from every major religion prayed for Modi. In Patna,party workers celebrated Modis birthday,though senior leaders of the party stayed away from the function.
BJP minister Giriraj Singh,a known Modi acolyte,however,attended the function asserting that no one should read between the lines and that he had every right to celebrate the birthday of the Gujarat CM.