New Delhi: Top leaders today greeted former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on his birthday and recalled his service to nation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: “Best wishes to our former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji on his birthday. I pray for his long and healthy life.”
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wished good health and happiness to Singh, who turned 87 today.
“On his birthday, let us acknowledge Dr Manmohan Singh Ji’s selfless service, dedication & incredible contribution to the cause of nation building. My best wishes to him on his birthday. I pray for his good health and happiness in the years to come,” Rahul said on Twitter.
Former Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram, who is currently lodged in Tihar Jail, asked his family to tweet on his behalf and wished Singh on his birthday.
“I urge the Government to listen to the wisdom of Dr Manmohan Singh. If anyone can show the way for the country to come out of the current economic slump, it is Dr Singh,” he said on Twitter.
DMK chief MK Stalin said, “I wish former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh a very happy birthday.”
“Our country continues to benefit from Dr Singh’s leadership in Parliament and politics. I wish him many more years in service to the country and its people,” he added.
The Congress also put out a video detailing the life of Singh.