Plans have been made across the country to celebrate Modi's birthday, including Gujarat where he will be present on 17th September.

"I am hearing from different places that friends & well-wishers are planning various programs and events for my birthday. My humble request - do not celebrate my birthday” Modi said ahead of his 64th birthday.

"Instead, dedicate yourselves towards relief work in Jammu and Kashmir through your time and resources. The need of the hour is to stand shoulder to shoulder with our sisters and brothers of Jammu and Kashmir," added Modi.

Modi, who will be in Gujarat on 17th September, will start his day by taking blessings of his 95-year-old mother Heeraben Modi following which celebrations by state administration and BJP have been planned to mark his birthday.

But the Prime Minister said 'there will be no birthday celebrations'.

"On 17th, President Xi Jinping will be in Gujarat. We look forward to extending a warm welcome to him but there will be no birthday celebrations," Modi said.

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