PM Modi greets Sonia Gandhi on her birthday.
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent birthday wishes to former Congress President Sonia Gandhi today as she celebrates her 77th birthday.
PM Modi on X (formally Twitter) wrote, "Best wishes to Smt. Sonia Gandhi Ji on her birthday. May she be blessed with a long and healthy life.
Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, KC Venugopal, Shashi Tharoor, and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin extended warm wishes to Sonia Gandhi. Kharge wrote, "Greetings to Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson, Smt. Sonia Gandhi ji on her birthday. A relentless advocate of the rights of the marginalized, she has been a symbol of utmost grace while battling adversity with courage, grit, and selfless sacrifice. I wish her a long and healthy life."
Shashi Tharoor acknowledged Sonia Gandhi's distinguished leadership, stating, "Sonia Gandhi has led the Congress party with great distinction and continues to be an inspiration for all its leaders and workers. Wishing Smt Sonia Gandhi ji a wonderful birthday and a splendid year ahead. Long may she enjoy health & happiness and continue to guide our party & serve our nation."
KC Venugopal conveyed his best wishes, noting, "My best wishes to CPP Chairperson Smt. Sonia Gandhi Ji on her birthday! Her commitment to public service and the upliftment of the poor and marginalized sections of society have won a billion hearts. Her life journey is an inspiration for us all."
Venugopal highlighted Sonia Gandhi's role in steering the Congress through challenging times and commended her as the architect of the UPA government, delivering welfare and exponential growth for the country. He expressed gratitude for her invaluable guidance and support, concluding with, "Happy Birthday Sonia Gandhi ji!"
Sonia Gandhi has been the longest-serving Congress president. However, she has stepped aside from active politics in recent years due to health concerns, with her son Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra holding important positions in the party.