Modi also posted a video of the two leaders together.

An endearing personality PM Modi greets Vajpayee on latters birthdayA file photo from 2015: PTI
news News Sunday, December 25, 2016 - 12:09

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion of the latter's 91st birthday in a series of tweets along with a video of the two leaders together.

"Wishing our most beloved and widely respected Atal ji a happy birthday. I pray that he is blessed with good health and a long life," he tweeted.

"Atal ji's exemplary service and leadership has had a very positive impact on India's growth trajectory. His great personality is endearing," Modi added.

Modi also visited Vajpayee’s residence to convey his birthday wishes personally.

Meanwhile, Modi also greeted his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on his 66th birthday.

"Birthday wishes to Pakistan PM Mr. Nawaz Sharif. I pray for his long and healthy life," Modi tweeted.

The Prime Minister wished Sharif, right after greeting the nation on the occasion of Christmas. 

"Merry Christmas! We remember and celebrate the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. His message of peace, unity and compassion inspires us all," the Prime Minister said.


IANS inputs

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