"Wishing you a happy birthday, dear friend and valued colleague @arunjaitley. May you be blessed with a long life, filled with good health," the prime minister said in a tweet.

Jaitley, who also looks after the ministries of corporate affairs and information and broadcasting was born on December 28, 1952 in the national capital.

Modi to miss Jharkhand oath taking due to fog

Modi said he won't be able to attend the oath taking ceremony of Jharkhand's new chief minister Raghubar Das Sunday due to bad weather.

"I would like to congratulate Raghubar Das on taking over as Jharkhand CM and convey my best wishes to him," Modi said in a tweet.

"Was to travel to Jharkhand to attend the oath taking ceremony but am unable to do so due to weather conditions," he added.

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