BJP veteran and original Rath Yatri L K Advani celebrated his 90th birthday with visually challenged children, even as a host of top party ministers greeted him at his residence in Delhi. While Home Minister Rajnath Singh was the first one to arrive at Advani's Prithviraj road residence, many other union ministers visited him during the day and greeted the former deputy prime minister.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the former deputy minister through Twitter:
Advani invited visually-impaired children as his "special guests" to celebrate his birthday with at his residence.
The BJP veteran, who turned 90, personally fed delicacies to the children and ate with them in the front lawns of his residence. The 90 kids from the Lodhi road blind school were later presented with school bags by the BJP veteran.
Among the host of union ministers who personally wished the BJP veteran were External affairs Sushma Swaraj, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha.
Rajiv Gandhi also greeted Advani on the occasion of latter’s birthday: