As Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath turned 45 on Monday, several political leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, state Governor Ram Naik, Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Arun Jaitley, Amit Shah, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, and many of his admirers greeted him on his birthday. Although, his birthday was just like any other day — full of engagements without any celebrations–he took part in the international environment day function in Lucknow in the morning after which he left for Aligarh to attend several official functions, according to the news agency PTI. It was his first birthday after becoming the chief minister. At the function, Adityanath said, “The 86 lakh farmers of Uttar Pradesh, whose loans are being waived, should be asked to plant 10 saplings each in order to increase the number of trees. Even those who seek permission to cut a tree should also be asked to plant 10 saplings.” His government had recently announced waiver of
UP government had recently announced waiver of crop loans of up to Rs 1 lakh of small and marginal farmers. “There is a need to turn environment conservation into a people’s movement as the efforts of government alone won’t be sufficient”, Adityanath said.
Modi took to Twitter to wish Adityanath. He tweeted, “Birthday greetings to the youthful and dynamic Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath Ji. I wish him a long and healthy life.”
Birthday greetings to the youthful & dynamic CM of UP, @myogiadityanath Ji. I wish him a long and healthy life.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 5, 2017
Wishing him success in all his endeavours, Jaitley tweeted, “Birthday compliments to Yogi Adityanath ji, chief minister of UP. May he be blessed with a long and healthy life and success in all his endeavours”.
B’day compliments to @myogiadityanath ji, chief minister of UP. May he be blessed with a long & healthy life & success in all his endeavours
— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) June 5, 2017
“Birthday wishes to the young and dynamic leader Yogi Adityanath. May he be blessed with long life with good health”, tweeted Naidu extending his birthday greetings.
Birthday wishes to the young & dynamic leader @myogiadityanath . May he be blessed with long life with good health.
— M Venkaiah Naidu (@MVenkaiahNaidu) June 5, 2017
Earlier in the day, Ram Naik presented Adityanath a bouquet. Naik visited his official residence at 5, Kalidas Marg in Lucknow. According to an official statement released by the Raj Bhavan the Governor hoped that the state will reach new heights in development under Yogi’s leadership. “Efforts undertaken by the chief minister, who is a firm believer in ‘sabka saath, sabkavikas’, will help enhance bonhomie among different sections of the society and lead to their development”, said Naik.