New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to senior BJP leader and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh on Tuesday to wish him on his 88th birthday.
In a tweet, Modi said Singh’s life has been devoted to public service and empowering the poor.
A backward class leader, Singh is credited for leading the BJP to power in Uttar Pradesh and became the party’s first chief minister in the state. He is also a former Rajasthan governor.
Modi tweeted, “Spoke to Shri Kalyan Singh Ji and conveyed birthday greetings to him. His is a life devoted to public service and empowering the poor. Kalyan Singh Ji is admired for his numerous efforts towards Uttar Pradesh’s transformation. May he be blessed with a long and healthy life.