PM greets Advani on birthday, says his contribution towards nation building monumental

A special CBI court had ordered dropping of charges against Advani, Kalyan Singh, Uma Bharti, Vinay Katiyar and Murli Manohar Joshi.? Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 08, 2018, 11.05 AM (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished BJP veteran L K Advani on his birthday, saying his contribution towards nation building is monumental.

Advani, who was born on this day in 1927 in Karachi, turned 91 today.

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"Advani Ji's contribution towards India's development is monumental. His ministerial tenures are applauded for futuristic decision making and people-friendly policies. His wisdom is admired across the political spectrum," the prime minister wrote on Twitter.

He also said the party veteran's impact on Indian politics is immense.

"Selflessly and diligently, he built the @BJP4India and wonderfully mentored Karyakartas (workers)," he said in another tweet.

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"Selflessly and diligently, he built the @BJP4India and wonderfully mentored Karyakartas (workers)," Modi said in a tweet