Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes Rahul Gandhi on Birthday, he responded saying ‘Thank you’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished good health and a long life to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on his birthday.

Modi took to Twitter to convey his wishes to Gandhi, who turned 49 on Wednesday.

“Best wishes to Shri Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. May he be blessed with good health and a long life,” he tweeted. The two leaders were involved in a war of words in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls, in which the BJP-led NDA returned to power with a massive majority.

The Congress chief responded, writing, “Thank you for your greetings @narendramodi ji. I appreciate them”.

Mr Gandhi, who met party workers and leaders at Congress headquarters today morning, was also greeted by well-wishers on social media resulting in #IAmRahulGandhi and #HappyBirthdayRahulGandhi becoming trending topics.

Congress leaders and workers also wished Gandhi on his birthday at the party headquarters on Akbar Road. The party chief, who was in a joyous mood, shared some light moments with the workers and mediapersons.

He also offered sweets to those wishing him on his birthday.