PM Modi celebrates birthday with school children, offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple

first_imgPrime Minister Narendra Modi spent his 68th birthday at his parliamentary constituency Varanasi with school children. During his interaction with school students, the PM told them not to be afraid about asking questions as it is a key aspect of learning.Immediately after landing in Varanasi on Monday evening, PM Modi visited the primary school in Narul village and celebrated his birthday with students of the primary school.Apart from telling students to ask more questions, PM also told them to give importance to sports and learn various other skills.He spent around 30 minutes with students at primary school in Narur.READ | Happy Birthday, Narendra Modi: Greetings flood social mediaRoad at the Narur village was repaired and primary school was also renovated ahead of PM’s visit by the district administration. The students seemed happy and also gifted greeting cards to the prime minister.”He came to the library and told us to read more books to increase our knowledge. He also gave us tips to remain healthy and told us to concentrate on sports activities,” said a student of Class 5 after meeting PM Modi.Another student, Nancy, said, “We gave him greetings prepared by us. PM was very happy and he has promised to visit the school again. He has inspired us to concentrate on both studies and sports. It was an unbelievable experience.”READ | Manushi Chhillar wishes PM Narendra Modi happy birthday with adorable postPM Modi also brought some gifts for the students. The students were provided with solar lamp, stationary, school bags and notebooks.advertisement”I am very happy to receive a return gift from the PM. He motivated us by saying that we are the future of this country. It was a great experience to interact with him,” said a student who received the return gift from PM Modi.PM Modi was welcomed by a team of Anganwadi and ASHA workers at the Babatpur Airport in Varanasi. He met children at the Kashi Vaidyapeeth and also offered prayers at the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi.Meanwhile, celebrations were planned at multiple places by BJP workers and Modi supporters in Varanasi. The workers celebrated the PM’s birthday by cutting a cake and distributing sweets.PM Modi is expected to stay in Varanasi tonight, and will also inaugrate developmental schemes of more than Rs 550 crore.Modi will inaugurate the Integral Power Development Scheme(IPDS) and Atal Incubation Centre at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Tuesday. He will also lay the foundation stone for a regional ophthalmology centre followed by a speech at a gathering in BHU.READ | Modi is third PM to get book published by Mahatma Gandhi trustlast_img