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Rahul Gandhi's birthday celebrated in Amethi

Press Trust of India  |  Amethi (UP) 

People from different walks of life here extended their good wishes to Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who turned 47 today.

party workers and leaders celebrated the birthday of the three-time Amethi MP by distributing 'sharbat' and sweets in different blocks of the district.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter to wish Gandhi.

"Birthday greetings to the Vice President, Shri I pray for his long and healthy life. @OfficeOfRG," Modi said.

Railway minister and leader Suresh Prabhu, Chief Minister and JDU president Nitish Kumar, working president also wished Gandhi on his birthday.

A host of other political leaders and celebrities also wished him.

"Thank you all for the wonderful birthday wishes & messages. Truly grateful for the love, affection & support from each one of you," Rahul Gandhi's office posted on Twitter.

was first elected to in 2004 from Amethi constituency and re-elected in 2009 and 2014.

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 19:08 IST