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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today morning wished President Pranab Mukherjee on his 79th birthday.
“Warmest birthday greetings to our dear Rashtrapati ji, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. May he remain in the best of health & lead a long life,” Modi said in a twitter post.
“It takes just one interaction with Pranab Da to marvel at his intellect, sharp mind, deep knowledge & insight on a wide range of issues,” Modi added.
“Pranab Da has given his life to India. Few people can match his political experience & stature. We are honoured to have a President like him,” the Prime Minister’s another tweet reads.
Pranab Mukherjee, the incumbent President of India, was born on December 11, 1935, in a village of Mirati in Birbhum district in the Bengal province of British India, now West Bengal.
Mukherjee assumed office as the 13th President of India on July 25, 2012, crowning a political career of over five decades of exemplary service to the nation in government as well as the Parliament.