He prayed for his long life…
New Delhi: On Tuesday, 26 September 2023, PM Narendra Modi greeted the former PM Manmohan Singh on the occasion of the Congress leader's 91st birthday.
He was born in 1932 in a region that is now a part of Pakistan, Manmohan Singh served as India's Prime Minister from 2004 to 2014.
In a post on X, PM Modi said, "Birthday wishes to former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji. I pray for his long life and good health."
Mr. Manmohan Singh, who served as the finance minister in the then-prime minister P V Narasimha Rao-led dispensation from 1991-1996, is credited as a key architect of the economic reforms affected by the government that broke the stranglehold of socialist-era policies.
He is currently a member of the Rajya Sabha.
Mr. Manmohan Singh has been ailing for some time.