The Gujarat chief minister sought blessings from his mother on his 63rd birthday.

 maa ka ladla: Gujarat CM Narendra Modi’s mom Hiraba blesses him on his 63rd birthday. Pic/AFP

Modi also visited former CM and Gujarat Parivartan Party leader Keshubhai Patel at his home to seek his blessings.

“People have blessed me and I believe their blessings will never go to waste. It will give me strength and capability,” said Modi, who was on Friday anointed the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate.