PM wishes Akali veteran Parkash Singh Badal on 91st birthday
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PM wishes Akali veteran Parkash Singh Badal on 91st birthday

New Delhi, Dec 8 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished Akali Dal leader Parkash Singh Badal on his 91st birthday, saying his contribution towards Punjab’s growth is 'remarkable'.

Conveying his wishes to the Akali Dal veteran and alliance partner, Mr Modi tweeted 'Shri Parkash Singh Badal Ji is one of India’s senior most leaders who has devoted his life to public service, especially the welfare of farmers. His contribution towards Punjab’s growth is remarkable. Best wishes to him on his birthday. Prayers for his long and healthy life.'

Badal, who has been chief minister of Punjab state four times, is patron of Shiromani Akali Dal , which is part of the National Democratic Alliance led by Mr Modi. (UNI)