Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on his 71st birthday.
“Birthday wishes to Odisha CM Shri Naveen Patnaik. Praying for his long and healthy life,” Modi twitted.
Notably, the Chief Ministers has decided not to celebrate his 71st birthday on Sunday as a mark of respect to the martyr jawans who sacrificed their lives while fighting against terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.
He has asked his party leaders and workers and well-wishers not to hold any programme to celebrate his birthday.