Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) BJP national president Amit Shah on Saturday participated in the ‘Swachh Bharat’ programme here on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 66th birthday.
Soon after his arrival at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, he took part in the programme organised by the party at Shamshabad, on the city outskirts.
Speaking on the occasion, Shah said various programmes were being organised across the country to mark Modi’s birthday.
The BJP chief said under Modi’s leadership, the country is touching new heights.
“We pray for his good health and long life so that he continues to serve the country for a long time,” said Shah while greeting Modi on behalf of the party.
Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya, BJP’s Telangana unit president K. Laxman and other leaders also participated in the programme.
Earlier, Shah was accorded a warm welcome on his arrival on a day-long visit. The BJP president later left for Warangal to address a public meeting on the occasion of Hyderabad ‘Liberation Day’.