LIVE: PM Modi turns 69...offers prayers at Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 69 on Tuesday and was greeted by several leaders, including Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah.

LIVE: PM Modi turns 69...offers prayers at Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat
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New Delhi, Sept 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 69 on Tuesday and was greeted by several leaders, including Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah. In his message, Naidu said the nation is making steady progress under Modi's able leadership.
Shah described Modi as a leader with strong willpower and a symbol of decisive leadership and hard work.




Modi has a packed schedule and will spend most part of the day in Gujarat. His schedule includes a visit to the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river, whose water level has reached its highest mark for the first time, to kickoff the "Namami Narmade" festival. For the first time since the height of the Sarovar dam was raised in 2017, the water level reached its highest peak at 138.68 metres on Sunday evening.




The dam was inaugurated by PM Modi on this day in 2017. After visiting the dam site at Kevadiya, the prime minister would address a gathering. After his address, the PM would inspect some ongoing developmental projects near the dam and the Statue of Unity.







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BSP chief Mayawati wishes Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he turned 69 today.





Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prayers at Sardar Sarovar Dam.










Congress President Sonia Gandhi has extended her greetings to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on his birthday. She wished him a healthy, happy and long life.











-Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Ekta Nursery, situated in the vicinity of the Statue of Unity. The nursery manufactures various traditional eco-friendly products and offers a live demonstration of their manufacturing process to the visitors.







Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Butterfly Garden in Kevadiya, Gujarat.






Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Sardar Sarovar Dam site.





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Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Cactus Garden in Kevadiya, Narmada district. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani & Governor Acharya Devvrat also present.







Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Jungle Safari Tourist Park in Kevadiya, Narmada district.






Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Khalvani Eco-Tourism site in Kevadiya, Narmada district.






-Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Kevadiya in Narmada district. He will be visiting Sardar Sarovar Dam shortly.






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