New Delhi, Jan 5: BJP's two veteran politicians- Dr Murli Manohar Joshi and Kalyan Singh share their birthdays on same day- January 5.
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh turned 84-year-old while Dr MM Joshi turned turned 82-year-old on Monday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Moday wished both the political stalwarts on their birthdays.
PM Modi spoke to Singh and greeted him on his birthday wishing him a long life filled with good health.
Spoke to Kalyan Singh ji & greeted him on his birthday. Wished him a long life filled with good health.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 5, 2015
Born Jan 5, 1932 in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district Kalyan Singh has also been the chief minister of the northern state. He became 20th governor of Rajasthan in 2014.
PM Modi tweeted birthday greetings to Dr Joshi, saying his scholarly zeal and contribution to public life were immense.
Birthday greetings Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi. His scholarly zeal & contribution to public life are immense. I wish him a long & healthy life.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 5, 2015
Joshi, Lok Sabha member and former president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, was born Jan 5, 1934.