‘Baar baar din ye aaye’: How India celebrated PM Modi’s 72nd birthday

On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday, he released cheetahs brought from Namibia in a national park, interacted with women self-help groups, while his party embarked on a fortnight-long nationwide drive of public outreach with blood donation camps and cleanliness drive

FP Staff September 17, 2022 15:54:20 IST
‘Baar baar din ye aaye’: How India celebrated PM Modi’s 72nd birthday
Baar baar din ye aaye How India celebrated PM Modis 72nd birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 72 on Saturday, with politicians and dignitaries extending their best wishes to him. On the day, he released two of the eight cheetahs flown in from Namibia into a special enclosure at the Kuno National Park (KNP) in Madhya Pradesh. ANI

Baar baar din ye aaye How India celebrated PM Modis 72nd birthday

PM Modi clicked some pictures of the cheetahs on a professional camera after releasing them. PIB

Baar baar din ye aaye How India celebrated PM Modis 72nd birthday

After releasing the cheetahs at the Kuno national park, PM Modi addressed a convention of self-help groups in Sheopur, Madhya Pradesh. Twitter/ @CMMadhyaPradesh

Baar baar din ye aaye How India celebrated PM Modis 72nd birthday

On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 72nd birthday, the Goa government-led by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, carried out a cleanliness drive at 37 beaches across the state. Twitter/@DrPramodPSawant

Baar baar din ye aaye How India celebrated PM Modis 72nd birthday

The Manipur government led by N Biren Singh released a blood donors’ directory as part of Seva Pakhwara organized for PM Modi’s birthday. Twitter/@BiswajitThongam

Baar baar din ye aaye How India celebrated PM Modis 72nd birthday

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a five feet sand sculpture and installed 1,213 earthen tea cups on Odisha’s Puri beach to wish Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. Twitter/ @sudarsansand

Baar baar din ye aaye How India celebrated PM Modis 72nd birthday

Admirers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrate his birthday in Ahmedabad. AFP

Baar baar din ye aaye How India celebrated PM Modis 72nd birthday

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday launched ‘Swachhta Pakhwara’ in Delhi. He participated in the programme at the Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station. ANI

Baar baar din ye aaye How India celebrated PM Modis 72nd birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP have used the occasion of his birthday to launch ‘seva’ and development initiatives since 2014. This year, his party has embarked on a fortnight-long nationwide drive of public outreach with initiatives like blood donation, helping the poor and disabled, and cleanliness measures, and also observe a ‘unity in diversity’ programme. Here, Union Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju donates blood. Twitter/@KirenRijiju

Baar baar din ye aaye How India celebrated PM Modis 72nd birthday

An online auction of over 1,200 items, including a model statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and sporting memorabilia of Commonwealth Games medallists, gifted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, went live on Saturday. Proceeds from the auction, which will continue till 2 October, will go to the Namami Gange Mission. PIB

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