Manmohan Singh turns 87: Netizens share heart-warming messages on Twitter
New Delhi, Sep 26: Dr Manmohan Singh is celebrating his 87th birthday today, September 26, 2019. An economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014 was born on 26 September 1932.
Singh is a significant figure in our country. Apart from being the first Sikh in office, he was also the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term. Manmohan Singh was born to Gurmukh Singh and Amrit Kaur in Gah, Punjab.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha on August 23,2019.
Manmohan returned to the Rajya Sabha after a brief gap since his retirement from the Upper House on June 14 this year. He had earlier represented the state of Assam in Rajya Sabha for around 28 years. He was also the Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha during 1998-2004 and Leader of the House as the Prime Minister during 2004-14.
He is the fourth oldest among the sitting members of the House of Elders after the 96-year-old Ram Jethmalani, 91-year-old Motilal Vora and 88-year-old C P Thakur.
On this special day, people has taken to Twitter sharing heart-warming messages and wishing the former Prime Minister a very Happy Birthday.
Best wishes to our former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji on his birthday. I pray for his long and healthy life.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 25, 2019
A Happy Birthday to visionary former Prime Minister #ManmohanSingh ji, the Father of Economic reforms in Modern India, the epitome of honesty & integrity. His Education, Degrees, Knowledge and Talent has been acknowledged, appreciated and followed across the World. pic.twitter.com/Sxwt3vYUPX— Kuldeep Bishnoi (@bishnoikuldeep) September 26, 2019
A Happy Birthday to Father of Economic reforms in Modern India, the epitome of honesty & integrity - Dr. Manmohan Singh. Thank u #ManmohanSingh ji#HappyBirthdayDrSingh #ManmohanSingh pic.twitter.com/b8P4oIqXXn— Jitesh Dubey (@JiteshD78333898) September 26, 2019
Birthday Greetings to former Prime Minister & Greatest Economic Reformer Dr. Manmohan Singhji. May God bless him with health, happiness & long life. #ManmohanSingh @INCIndia @INCGoa @IYCGoa @GoaPMC @SevadalGA pic.twitter.com/y0bSq36YFd— Digambar Kamat (@digambarkamat) September 26, 2019
Knowledge will give you power, and character respect— All India Mahila Congress (@MahilaCongress) September 26, 2019
Happy Birthday to the most respected Economist and a leader who took our country on the path to development, Dr Manmohan Singh.#HappyBirthdayDrSingh pic.twitter.com/SObIlaixnA
An economist who set India on its path to development, a Prime Minister who guided the nation without bluster and drama & a repository of deep economic wisdom.The country still needs you at its moment of economic instability. Birthday Wishes! #HappyBirthdayDrSingh pic.twitter.com/MsUbUVrMFO— Jebi Mather IYC (@JebiMather) September 26, 2019