On Tuesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted birthday wishes this morning for Amit Shah, said that he is “contributing significantly in empowering and securing India.”
PM Modi tweets in Hindi: “I wish a very happy birthday to my colleague in the cabinet, Amit Shah, a hard-working, experienced, efficient organizer. Apart from playing a valuable role in the government, he is also contributing significantly to empowering and securing India. May God give him a long and healthy life.”
Amit Shah was born on 22 October 1964, has been leading the BJP since 2014. During his regime as the BJP’s National President, the party has become “the world’s largest political party with over 10 crores registered members,” reads the Union Home Ministry’s Official Website.
It further stated that Mr. Shah is “an avid cricket lover, a sports person himself and a voracious reader whose major interests are history and literature.”
On his 55th birthday, wishes poured in from his colleagues, who wish him a long life, and also praised for his excellent administrative skills.
Union Defence Minister also tweets in Hindi, “Indefatigable, hard-working, a skilled strategist and a cabinet colleague, a very happy birthday to @AmitShah. As the home minister of the country, he is working hard to strengthen internal security. I wish him a long life and good health.”
Union Minister Smriti Irani also tweets in Hindi, “Union Home Minister and national president of world’s largest party @BJP4India, skilled Strategist, Organizer of Hon. @AmitShah. Wish you a very happy birthday. I wish you good health and a long life.”
Former Indian Cricket team Captian Gautam Gambhir, who recently joined the central ruling party also wrote, “Birthday wishes to Hon’ble Home Minister @AmitShah Ji. You led BJP to incredible heights and made every karyakarta feel like a member of your family. Thank you for motivating all of us to work tirelessly irrespective of position!”