Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be celebrating his 71st birthday on Friday. While the occasion has been overshadowed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, party workers are looking to mark the date in various ways. On September 17, the BJP will aspire to set a COVID-19 vaccination record, helping the nation inoculate get more than 1.5 crore people at a go. From announcing financial aid for old age homes to holding special pujas - party workers and leaders from various states have also announced their intention to commemorate the Prime Minister's birthday in unusual ways.
But even as daily news updates and birthday specials take over the internet, it is somewhat rare to find a compilation of some of the Prime Minister's iconic pictures. From cocking an assault rifle to flaunting his well-trimmed beard - here are some iconic pictures of the Prime Minister: