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Engineer’s Day: PM Modi, Amit Shah Pay Homage To M Visvesvaraya On 160th Birth Anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that no words are enough to thank the engineers for their “pivotal role in making our planet better and technologically advanced”.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a public address on September 11 (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his wishes to all the “hardworking engineers” on the occasion of Engineers’ Day on Wednesday (September 15) and thanked them for their pivotal role in making the planet better and technologically advanced.

The Prime Minister took to social media to pay homage to remarkable M Visvesvaraya, whose birth anniversary is celebrated as ‘Engineers Day’ every year.

“Greetings on #EngineersDay to all hardworking engineers. No words are enough to thank them for their pivotal role in making our planet better and technologically advanced,” PM Modi said on Twitter.

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“I pay homage to the remarkable Shri M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary and recall his accomplishments,” he added.

Meanwhile, Union home minister Amit Shah also took to Twitter to pay homage towards M Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary.

“Tributes to Sir M Visvesvaraya Ji, a prolific engineer and an inspiration to people from all walks of life on his Jayanti,” Shah tweeted.

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“Engineers Day greetings to our brilliant engineers who are constantly striving towards the vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat through their amazing innovations,” he added.

Born on September 15, 1861, in Muddenahalli near Chikkaballapur, M Visvesvaraya was a world-renowned civil engineer and is considered of the foremost nation-builders, creating marvels upon which modern India was built.

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