By Prakash S
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished veteran politician and BJP leader LK Advani on his birthday today.
Shri LK Advani Ji’s impact on Indian politics is immense. Selflessly and diligently, he built the @BJP4India and wonderfully mentored Karyakartas.
I pray for the good health and long life of our beloved Advani Ji.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 8, 2018
The PM also added that “Best wishes to Shri LK Advani Ji on his birthday. Advani Ji’s contribution towards India’s development is monumental. His ministerial tenures are applauded for futuristic decision making and people-friendly policies. His wisdom is admired across the political spectrum.”
Warm birthday greetings to Shri Lal Krishna Advani ji, my senior colleague and a veteran parliamentarian. May God bless him with a long healthy life.
— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) November 8, 2018
The senior BJP leader was also wished by leaders of opposition party like Siddharamaih, Mamta Baneerjee.
Warm Birthday wishes to senior @BJP4India leader Shri. L K Advani ji. May you be blessed with healthy & happy life.
Your guidance is required in protecting our democracy which is in grave danger, than in Marg-Darshak Mandal which do not respect your experience & seniority. pic.twitter.com/HzrT1oGONt
— Siddaramaiah (@siddaramaiah) November 8, 2018
Advani, the former Deputy Prime Minister of India has played a huge role in mobilizing support for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was known for the famous Ram Rath Yatra in 1990 at Gujarat and is considered as the architect of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement. It is also noted that, since the rise of PM Modi, Advani has been sidelined in the party.
LK Advani, 91, worked hand in hand with former PM Vajpayee to bring BJP to power.