India feels absence of a PM with depth of Manmohan Singh: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: India feels the absence of a Prime Minister with the ‘depth’ of Manmohan Singh, said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as he wished the former Prime Minister on his 88th birthday today.

“India feels the absence of a PM with the depth of Dr Manmohan Singh. His honesty, decency and dedication are a source of inspiration for us all. Wishing him a very happy birthday and a lovely year ahead,” Rahul tweeted.

In a tweet, the Congress said, ‘A dedicated leader’s primary aim is always to eradicate the worst evils that plague the society in the soonest & surest possible way. Today, we celebrate former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh’s commitment towards the overall well-being of each Indian.’

The party also released a short video listing out the senior Congress leader’s achievements.

It added: “In his journey towards greatness, he took a billion people along. One of the most competent world leaders, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s vision for our Nation is uncompromising. India is forever indebted to this great son for leading her through highs & lows. #HappyBirthdayDrMMSingh.”


NT Bureau