Ahemdabad, Nov 21: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel turned 73-year-old on Friday, Nov 21.
On her birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished her "good health and a long life" on the microblogging site Twitter.
"Warm birthday wishes to Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel. May Almighty bless her with good health and a long life," Modi posted.
Warm birthday wishes to Gujarat CM @anandibenpatel. May Almighty bless her with good health & a long life.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 21, 2014
Patel also thanked PM Modi on Twitter for wishing her on her 73rd birthday.
Thank You Prime Minister @narendramodi for your warm birthday wishes!— Anandiben Patel (@anandibenpatel) November 21, 2014
On Friday, she also attended an inaugural session of Pre-Vibrant Gujarat International Summit & Expo on WASTECH.
Attended inaugural session of Pre-Vibrant Guj Int’l Summit & Expo on WASTECH – 4 R’s (Reduce,Recover,Reuse,Recycle) A way to Sustainability— Anandiben Patel (@anandibenpatel) November 21, 2014
For implementation of 4 R’s,we need to change our approach twds utilizing resources which is possible with 5th R – Respect for Mother Nature— Anandiben Patel (@anandibenpatel) November 21, 2014
Anandiben Patel succeeded Modi and became Gujarat's 15th and first woman chief minister on May 22nd, 2014. [Profile: Anandiben Patel]
She was born in 1941 in north Gujarat's Kharod village in Mehsana district.
Very few are aware of the fact that both Anandiben and Narendra Modi shared the same high school in Mehsana.