PM greets people on the occasion of Rath Yatras, and Ashadhi Bij
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of the Rath Yatras that are being held across the country Sunday. The Prime Minister has also greeted the people on Ashadhi Bij, the Kutchi New Year.
"My warm greetings to the people on the occasion of the Rath Yatras that would be held across India today. We bow to Lord Jagannath on this auspicious day. Today once again he sets out on his chariot, giving blessings to the people.
"We pray to Lord Jagannath for peace, prosperity and happiness in India. May Lord Jagannath bless us with good monsoon that will help farmers," Modi tweeted.
"As Gujarat CM I had the honour to perform the Pahind Vidhi ritual during the Yatra in Ahmedabad. It is an experience I really cherished.
"My greetings on Ashadhi Bij, the Kutchi New Year. I pray for a year filled with joy and happiness."
(Posted on 29-06-2014)