President Ram Nath Kovind turns 72 years old today. And on the eve of his birthday, he inaugurated Shirdi Airport in Ahmednagar along with the inaugural of Alliance Air commercial flight to Mumbai. The inaugural event of the airport developed by MADC Maharashtra Airport Development Corporation. This inaugural event also marks the start of the year-long centenary celebrations of Shri Saibaba Samadhi where over millions of pilgrims to come across the world. The small town of western Maharashtra is a world famous spot for the pilgrims that have samadhi’ temple of the 20th-century saint Saibaba.
Many top ministers of centre and state along with Maharashtra Governor CV Rao, Opposition leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, MD Suresh Kakani and MADC Vice-Chairman were present at the inauguration event. On the birthday occasion, President account has overflowed with several wishes and messages from ministers, citizens, friends, family and celebrities. The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi pondered his wishes with a message on his concern for the poor and marginalised. He wrote “Birthday wishes to Rashtrapati Ji. May Almighty bless him with a long and healthy life devoted to the service of our nation.” In a series of tweets, he greeted the president of India and bless him with a healthy life.
Hon President Shri #RamnathKovind ji and CM @Dev_Fadnavis also unveiled the plaque and flagged off inaugural flight of Alliance Air from Shirdi to Mumbai.
Union Minister @Ashok_Gajapathi was present too. @rashtrapatibhvn pic.twitter.com/UGNUsiBgII
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) October 1, 2017
Happy Birthday to President #RamNathKovind ji. Your journey to the highest constitutional position is really inspirational.🙏
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) October 1, 2017
— Birender Singh (@ChBirenderSingh) October 1, 2017