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Narendra Modi Has A Special Birthday Wish For Jonty Rhodes' Daughter 'India'

"India" turned 2.

24/04/2017 8:30 AM IST | Updated 24/04/2017 9:23 AM IST
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On Sunday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to the micro-blogging site Twitter to wish former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes' daughter named "India" on her second birthday.

The legendary fielder who enjoys a huge following in our country named his daughter "India" back in April 2015.

"I have spent a lot of time here. What I love about India is that it's a rich mix of culture, heritage, and tradition. It is a very spiritual country, very forward-thinking nation. I really like that combination. You have to have a good balance of life," Rhodes told Mid Day in 2015.

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"With the name like India, she will have the best of both worlds and that sort of balance," Rhodes concluded.

Rhodes took to his Twitter account to post a photograph with his daughter.

PM Modi soon wished Rhodes' daughter on Twitter. He wrote, "Happy birthday to India, from India. :)".

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Rhodes then responded to the Prime Minister, without forgetting to add the 'ji'.

He wrote,"Thank u @narendramodi ji; baby India really has been blessed in the land of her birth, by so many amazing people #makeinindia"

Rhodes is currently a part of season 10 of Indian Premier League and a support staff to Mumbai Indians franchise.

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