Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday wished Nationalist Congress Party chief (NCP) Sharad Pawar on his 80th birthday.
Taking to micro-blogging website Twitter, Congress chief stated “Best wishes to Shri Sharad Pawar on his birthday.”
On the event of Mr Pawar’s birthday, the YB Chavan Centre in Mumbai has been decked up. The compound has been embellished with garlands of flowers, whereas an enormous rangoli was made showcasing NCP’s image.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally prolonged birthday greetings to the veteran chief earlier immediately. “Best wishes to Sharad Pawar Ji on his birthday. May Almighty bless with good health and long life,” PM Modi wrote on Twitter.
Mr Pawar, who was born on December 12, 1940, in Maharashtra’s Baramati, has a political profession spanning over 50 years. In 1967, he was elected a member of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from Baramati constituency on a Congress ticket and has been in public service since then.
However, in 1999, he broke ties with Congress to kind the Nationalist Congress Party. He had additionally served because the Chief Minister of Maharashtra and held a number of key ministerial portfolios on the Centre.
At current, the NCP chief is a member of the Rajya Sabha. He has additionally been credited for stitching the alliance between three events — Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP after 2019 Maharashtra Assembly elections to kind the federal government within the state.
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