Speaking to reporters here, Modi said September 17 also happens to be the day of the worship of Lord Viswakarma, the mechanic-god and this day signifies the day of the dignity of labour. He greeted labourers and workers on the occasion.
Love of the supporters never go in vain, said Modi on his 64th birthday
Modi added that September 17 is also memorable for it was on this day that late home minister of India Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel had integrated Hyderabad into India. Modi is known for his admiration of Patel, also from Gujarat.
Modi said mother's blessing can be the best thing one can have in his life.