PM Modi greets Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde on his birthday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his birthday wishes to Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde.
Taking to X, PM Modi said, “Birthday wishes to the dynamic and industrious Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Eknath Shinde Ji. He has made a mark for his grassroots level connect and hardworking nature. He is working to take the state to new heights. Praying for his long and healthy life.”
Birthday wishes to the dynamic and industrious Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Eknath Shinde Ji. He has made a mark for his grassroots level connect and hardworking nature. He is working to take the state to new heights. Praying for his long and healthy life. @mieknathshinde
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 9, 2024
Union Home Minister Amit Shah also wished Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde on his birthday. “Happy Birthday to Maharashtra Chief Minister Shri Eknath Shinde. The dedicated spirit with which you are working to take Maharashtra to new heights of development and public welfare under the guidance of PM Modi is highly commendable. I pray to God for your long and healthy life,” Amit Shah said in a post on X.
महाराष्ट्राचे मुख्यमंत्री श्री @mieknathshinde यांना वाढदिवसाच्या हार्दिक शुभेच्छा. मोदींच्या मार्गदर्शनाखाली महाराष्ट्राला विकासाच्या आणि लोककल्याणाच्या नव्या उंचीवर नेण्यासाठी तुम्ही ज्या समर्पित भावनेने काम करत आहात ते अत्यंत प्रशंसनीय आहे. देवाकडे मी तुमच्या दीर्घायुष्य आणि…
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) February 9, 2024
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also wished Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde on his birthday.
“Heartiest birthday greetings to Hon. Chief Minister of Maharashtra, ji! Wishing you a long life and good health!”, the Deputy CM wrote in a X post.
महाराष्ट्राचे लोकप्रिय मुख्यमंत्री एकनाथ शिंदे जी यांना वाढदिवसानिमित्त अनेकानेक शुभेच्छा! त्यांना उत्तम आरोग्य आणि दीर्घायुष्य लाभो !
त्यांच्या निवासस्थानी जाऊन भेट घेतली व मनःपूर्वक शुभेच्छा दिल्या !@mieknathshinde#EknathShinde #Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/9diVzCHV0F
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) February 9, 2024
Meanwhile, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Thursday inaugurated a 25-acre park in Thane having more than 3,500 trees that will generate 8.84 lakh pounds of oxygen annually.
Shinde named the facility `Namo Grand Central Park` and said it was a tribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visionary leadership.
Speaking on the occasion, Shinde said the city has got an “oxygen park” and directed officials to ensure its cleanliness is maintained at all times, reported PTI.
He also asked Thane municipal commissioner Abhijit Bangar to develop a snow park so that “residents get a taste of Kashmir and Switzerland”, reported PTI.
Shinde asked officials to create a miniature park showcasing the wonders of the world, reported PTI.
The chief minister inaugurated the DLB Degree College in the city in the presence of state education minister Deepak Kesarkar and commended Devram Bhoir of the Vidya Prasarak Sanstha, which has built the institution, for his contribution to education since 1972.
The chief minister later inaugurated the Thane taluka sports complex in Kopri and said its state-of-the-art facilities will allow athletes to take part in state, national and international events.
The complex has facilities for weightlifting, gymnastics, taekwondo, kickboxing, judo etc.
Expressing concern over the declining interest in outdoor activities among today`s youth, Shinde urged parents and authorities to actively promote participation in sports.
(With inputs from PTI)