Modi wished Jayalalithaa over phone and the latter thanked the Prime Minister for his greetings, an official release said.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Birthday wishes to Jayalalithaa ji. May Almighty bless her with a long life, filled with good health”.
Party workers across the state celebrated the birthday of ‘Amma’ with fervour.
Songs from films featuring AIADMK founder M G Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa, both yesteryear stars, were being played out even as distribution of welfare measures and special prayers marked the occasion.
A massive sapling plantation drive would be taken up in 6,868 temples across the state by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department besides other programmes.