The birthday wishes from PM Modi to Kejriwal come against the backdrop of the conflict between Delhi and the Centre over the Delhi Services Act.
On his official Twitter account on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished Arvind Kejriwal a happy birthday and wished him a long life. PM Modi was one of the first to wish Kejriwal a happy birthday amid the continuing spat between Delhi and the Center. Kejriwal will turn 55 in this year.
On Wednesday, Kejriwal tweeted a news article about Delhi having the lowest inflation in the nation, per data from the Central Government. This year, Kejriwal’s birthday falls on the first day of the Delhi Assembly session, which is predicted to be turbulent due to the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2023. On Twitter, the Delhi chief minister also expressed gratitude to PM Modi for the well wishes.