Bengaluru: India cricket captain Virat Kohli, batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and several other sportspersons took to Twitter to wish Prime Minister Narendra Modi a very happy birthday.

PM Modi turned 69 today (September 17). #HappyBdayPMModi, #happybirthdaynarendramodi, #HappyBirthdayPM, #NarendraModiBirthday were trending on Twitter on Tuesday.

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Kohli, who is in Mohali for the second T20I against South Africa, wished good health and success to PM Modi.

“Wishing our honourable Prime Minister, @narendramodi ji a very happy birthday. Wish you all the good health and success in your pursuit of taking our nation to greater heights. 🇮🇳🙏🏼 @PMOIndia,” Kohli tweeted to his 31 million-plus followers.

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Tendulkar hailed Modi for his vision and inspiring all. “Happy Birthday Hon. PM @narendramodi  ji. Your vision for a healthier and cleaner India is an inspiration for all. May you always be blessed with good health in life,” he wrote.

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Former India batsman VVS Laxman wrote, “Wishing honourable Prime Minister, @narendramodi ji a very very happy birthday. Wishing you great health and best wishes in your pursuit of making India reach greater heights.”

Indian sprinter Hima Das wrote, “Wishing a very happy birthday to our honourable Prime Minister @narendramodi  ji. I pray for your long and healthy life.”