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In song and poetry, wishes galore for PM Modi – ‘father of our country’ – on his birthday

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday was the trending topic on Twitter. At the political level, it drew a variety of greetings — some said simply, `Happy birthday’, others said it in verse, cartoons and even in a song.

But first, it united the entire political spectrum as leaders like Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi from Congress, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal greeted PM Modi today.


Congress leader Shashi Tharoor too wished Modi a happy birthday in his own inimitable style – and in many languages.

And, Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis greets the `father of the country’— wasn’t that supposed to be Mahatma Gandhi – with this song.

BJP Spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga says it in verse: here’s his poem to the prime minister.

On to other topics: after watching this video of comedian Kaneez Surka’s hysterical portrayal of a weather forecaster, Delhi Congress MLA Alka Lamba has some advice for everyone.

Congress social media convener, Ruchira Chaturvedi, shared a hilarious cartoon on the one language formula.

Karti Chidambaram, Congress MP, seems rather pleased that his party is following in the BJP’s footsteps…in horsetrading.

Looks like BJP Spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi enjoyed her quality time with a cow yesterday. Any plans to adopt one, ma’m?

Chairman of the Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra has started a caption contest. We don’t know what’s more interesting – the photo or the prize!

US President Donald Trump went on his usual Twitter rant, this time against his “old nemesis”. We’ll let you guess who he is talking about.

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  1. Mr. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was never, is never and will never ever be the father of a nation. A father unites. This man torn the country apart to two. He is the very core reason for all the problems of the day just to keep happy the nehru family. The title, father of the nation Bharath fits for Shri. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Shri. Abdul Kalam, Shri. Narendra Modi and such people…

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