Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday turned 49. Wishes poured in from political leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala tweeted: "Your indomitable courage in face of every adversity, your indelible commitment to principles in face of every onslaught, your simplicity and straight forwardness when being machiavellian is often considered a virtue is what endears you and sets you apart. Happy Birthday Rahul Gandhi."
Senior leaders, inlcuding former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, and party General Secretary K.C. Venugopal, and supporters reached the party office on Akbar Road to meet and greet Rahul.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee also extended her wishes to Rahul Gandhi.
PM Modi tweeted: "Best wishes to Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. May he be blessed with good health and a long life."
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also greeted the Congress chief. "I greet Congress President Rahul Gandhi happy birthday."
Birthday celebrations were also held in the party headquarters.
Congress worker Phool Singh performs a 'hawan' outside Congress President Rahul Gandhi's residence on his(Rahul Gandhi) birthday.
DPCC President Smt. Sheila Dikshit plant a tree sapling on the occasion of the birthday of Congress President Shri Rahul Gandhi, at DPCC office, Rajiv Bhawan, Rouse Avenue, New Delhi