Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted Home Minister Amit Shah on his 57th birthday and lauded his contribution to the BJP and the government.
The Prime Minister remembered Amit Shah's "outstanding contributions" to strengthen the BJP. He also prayed for his good health and a long life. He tweeted,
Birthday greetings to Shri @AmitShah Ji. I have worked with Amit Bhai for several years and witnessed his outstanding contributions to strengthen the Party and in Government. May he keep serving the nation with the same zeal. Praying for his good health and long life.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 22, 2021
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel will attend Seva Setu programme at Manipur village near Ahmedabad on Friday on the occasion of Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s birthday. Programmes of Gujarat CM have been organised in Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency represented by Shah to mark his birthday, an official release said on Thursday.
Under this programme, locals get various documents and certificates, such as income certificates, widow pension, caste certificate and duplicate ration card, at their doorstep without having to visit government offices.
As announced earlier, the seventh phase of the state government’s ‘Seva Setu’ initiative would kick start across the state on October 22. On the occasion of Shah’s birthday, which also falls on October 22, the Gujarat CM will attend the ‘Seva Setu’ camp at Manipur village in Sanand taluka of Ahmedabad district on Friday, the release said.
Born in Gujarat in 1964, Shah has been a close and longstanding aide of Modi and was a minister in his government in Gujarat before becoming the BJP president in 2014 after the party came to power at the Centre.
He joined the Modi government as home minister after it took charge for a second term in 2019.