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PM Modi, Kejriwal wish President Mukherjee on his birthday

Born on December 11, 1935 in Mirati, West Bengal, Pranab Mukherjee has a political career spanning six decades.

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President Pranab Mukherjee (Express Archive)

Prime Minster Narendra Modi today greeted President Pranab Mukherjee on his 80th birthday, saying he is an “invaluable asset” to the nation.

“I convey my heartfelt wishes to our beloved President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee on his birthday. I pray for his long and healthy life,” Modi tweeted.

“President Mukherjee’s long years in public life make him an invaluable asset to our nation. His wisdom and intelligence have few parallels,” Modi wrote.

In another tweet, Modi said Mukherjee had always been a respected leader with friends and well-wishers across the political spectrum.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also wished President Pranab Mukherjee on his birthday and prayed for his long life.

“Very warm greetings to Hon’ble President Sh Pranab Mukherjee on his birthday. I pray for his long and healthy life,” Kejriwal said on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Born on December 11, 1935 in Mirati, West Bengal, Mukherjee has a political career spanning six decades.

Other leaders also tweeted to greet the President.