Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother in Gandhinagar to seek her blessings and received calls from his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and President Pranab Mukherjee to wish him.
Modi, who turned 64, went to Gandhinagar, 23km from Ahmedabad, alone in a normal vehicle without any security to meet his mother Heeraben on his first birthday as Prime Minister, sources said.
On the occasion, she donated Rs 5,000 for the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for Jammu & Kashmir, they said.
Modi also received a call from Abe who wished him on his birthday, in a reflection of the special bonding the two prime ministers enjoy.
Modi visited Japan only a fortnight back and the warmth between the two leaders was on display during that time.
President Mukherjee called up Modi to wish him. Vice-president Hamid Ansari also wished him.
The Governor of Gujarat Shri OP Kohli with PM narendramodi today.
Gujarat CM anandibenpatel meeting PM narendramodi.
Rajnath Singh Tweet : Extended greetings to the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi over the phone on his birthday today and wished for his long and healthy life.