PM Modi greets Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birthday, visits his residence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 90th birthday and said there is no bigger tribute to him than celebrating it as 'Good Governance Day'.

PTI| Updated: Dec 25, 2014, 15:37 PM IST
PlayPM Modi greets Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birthday, visits his residence

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 90th birthday and said there is no bigger tribute to him than celebrating it as 'Good Governance Day'.

Modi visited Vajpayee at his residence this morning to personally wish him on his birthday.

"Warm birthday wishes to our one and only Atal ji," he said in his message.

"There is no bigger tribute to Atal ji than celebrating his birthday as 'Good Governance Day' and pledging to devote ourselves to this cause."

"Development and good governance are the only ways ahead. Together, let us make a positive impact in people's lives and create a developed India," the Prime Minister said.

He also paid tributes to Pt Madan Mohan Malaviya on his birth anniversary.

"A man ahead of his time, he devoted himself to nationalism and education," the Prime Minister said.