Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Monday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 68th birthday.
In his greetings to the prime minister, Palaniswami extended his "warm wishes" to Modi "for a wonderful year ahead. "
Modi will celebrate his birthday in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.
"On the joyous occasion of your birthday, I take great pleasure in conveying my warm wishes to you for a wonderful year ahead," the chief minister said.
"I pray that the almighty may grant you many more years of good health and strength to serve our nation and the people," he said in the message, which was released by the state government.
Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi also greeted the prime minister on his birthday and said "the vision, commitment, intellect and leadership exhibited by you (Modi) have been instrumental in our country emerging as a force to reckon in the comity of nations."
She also extended greetings on behalf of the people of the Union Territory.
"Schemes like Jan Dhan Yojana, MUDRA, and Ayushman Bharat are path breaking schemes, truly inclusive, to make the poor of India be part of development and prosperity," she said.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, BJP chief Amit Shah and Congress president Rahul Gandhi had earlier greeted the Prime Minister.