New Delhi, March 1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday conveyed his birthday wishes to his ‘friend’ and Bihar’s ‘dynamic’ Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Nitish has turned 67 today. Also Read - Rajasthan Political Crisis Ends, at Least For Now, as Gehlot Wins Trust Vote in Assembly
“Birthday wishes to my friend and Bihar’s dynamic Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Ji. He has always served our nation with great diligence and his role in transforming Bihar is particularly noteworthy. I pray for Nitish Ji’s long life and good health,” Modi tweeted. Also Read - 'Strongest Soldier Always Sent to the Border': Sachin Pilot on Change of Seating in Rajasthan Assembly
Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu also wished Nitish. “Wishing my dear friend, my colleague in Vajpayee ji cabinet Nitish Kumar ji very happy birthday. Your Mission of developed Bihar succeeds,” Prabhu tweeted.
Nitish’s Janata Dal United joined hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2017 to form government in the state. Nitish broke away with the Mahagathbandhan following corruption allegations against former deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav.