Quickly after the Rajya Sabha assembled for the day, Dhankhar, who can also be the ex-officio chairperson of the Council of State, mentioned, “Honourable members, I take the chance to want birthday greetings to the honourable chief of opposition Shri Mallikarjun Kharge, member of this august Home since June 2020. Shri Kharge had been Union cupboard minister, member of Lok Sabha (two phrases), minister within the authorities of Karnataka and has been member of Karnataka legislative meeting for 9 phrases, from 1972-2009.”
He mentioned the Home has witnessed his wit and humour. “I’ve additionally tasted the identical. Kharge ji’s humour even modifications the inclement climate. As soon as once more, I want him a really pleased birthday on behalf of your complete Home. Might he be ever blessed!”
Dhankhar mentioned Kharge had visited him in his chamber on Thursday. The vice-president wished him personally a day earlier than his birthday as he was leaving for Karnataka the identical day.
A number of senior leaders additionally wished Kharge on Twitter on his big day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned, “Finest needs to Shri Mallikarjun Kharge Ji on his birthday. Might he be blessed with a protracted and wholesome life.”
Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla, in his message, mentioned, “Birthday needs to Shri Mallikarjun Kharge Ji, Chief of Opposition in Rajya Sabha. Might God bestow upon you good well being and a protracted life.”
Parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi, who comes from Karnataka as does Kharge, wished the Congress president in Kannada.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi mentioned, “A really pleased birthday to Congress president,
@Kharge ji. Your laborious work and dedication is an inspiration to all of us. Wishing you a lot love and good well being.”
Congress normal secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra mentioned, “Wishing Congress president Shri @kharge Ji a really very pleased birthday, good well being and happiness. Your knowledge and expertise is a supply of power for all congressmen and ladies throughout the nation.”
In the meantime, Dhankhar additionally wished Rajya Sabha MP Joginipally Santosh Kumar on his birthday. “I additionally take the chance to want birthday greetings to honourable member of Parliament, Shri Joginipally Santosh Kumar, member of this Home since April, 2018. Recognized for his ‘Inexperienced India Problem’, Shri Santosh Kumar additionally figures in Limca E-book of Data for file variety of saplings with participation of over 16,000 folks in Adilabad.”