President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday extended their wishes to citizens on the occasion of Hindu festival Mahashivratri.
“Best wishes to all countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Mahashivratri. Celebrated as a sacred remembrance of the marriage of Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva, this festival should be beneficial for the whole of humanity,” President Kovind tweeted.
Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his warm regards and greetings to the people of India on an auspicious day. “Greetings on the special occasion of Mahashivratri. Har Har Mahadev!”, he said.
Union Miniter Prakash Javadekar also extended Mahashivratri 2021 greetings to the people of India. “Greetings on The Auspicious Occasion of Maha Shivaratri”, he tweeted.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan greeted people of the country on Mahashivratri and wished for their happiness, prosperity, joy to people, he tweeted.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik tweeted, “My hearty greetings and best wishes to all on the occasion of holy Mahashivratri. May the present difficult situation be quickly removed by the grace and blessings of Lord Mahadev and may the lives of all be filled with happiness and prosperity.”
Mahashivratri, known as the ‘Great night of Lord Shiva,’ is a Hindu festival observed by devotees across the country where people observe fasts for the God. They also throng Lord Shiva’s temples and offer prayers.