President, PM greet nation on Ganesh Chaturthi
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the country on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
"Ganpati Bappa Morya! greetings and good wishes to my fellow citizens on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. May Lord Ganesh guide us all towards a path of progress, peace, happiness and prosperity," the President tweeted.
Modi also took to Twitter and said: "Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi."
This festival is one of the major festivals celebrated in India with great enthusiasm and devotion. The festival marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha; the Lord of knowledge, wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.
Also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayak Chavithi., this is a 10-day Hindu festival that reveres Lord Ganesha.