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On 69th birthday, PM Modi spends time with his mother

On his 69th birthday, PM Narendra Modi had lunch with his mother. Images shared by BJP on its Twitter handle showed Modi and his mother enjoying a Gujarati thali.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his mother Heeraben at her residence in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. (Source: BJP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother Heeraben at her residence in Gandhinagar on Tuesday on the occasion of his 69th birthday and sought her blessings. PM Modi reached his mother’s residence after inaugurating the Namami Devi Narmade Mahotsav, celebrating the overflowing of the Sardar Sarovar dam. Follow LIVE Updates

Images shared by the Gujarat unit of BJP on its Twitter handle showed Modi and his mother having lunch together. The PM was to meet his mother early on Tuesday before the Sardar Sarovar event but there was a change in the schedule, PTI reported.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother at her residence in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. (Source: Twitter @BJP4Gujarat)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks blessings of his mother Heeraben on the occasion of his 69th birthday, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, Tuesday. (Source: Twitter @BJP4Gujarat)
PM Modi had lunch with his mother Heeraben at her residence in Gandhinagar. (Source: Twitter @BJP4India)

PM Modi had arrived in Gujarat late on Monday. The PM visited Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadia this morning to review programmes and projects, including the Statue of Unity and the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the river Narmada.

PM Modi’s visit comes as water levels in the Narmada dam, which he inaugurated in 2017, have reached the highest mark of 138.68 metres.

He opened the “Namami Narmade Mahotsav” along with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Vijay Rupani and offered prayers at the dam site. PM Modi later addressed a public meeting in Kevadia, a town approximately 200 km from Ahmedabad, where Statue of Unity is located.