Prez, PM, Odisha CM wish people on Ratha Jatra
Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today greeted people on the auspicious occasion of Ratha Jatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings.
“Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion of Rath Yatra. May the blessings of Lord Jagannath bring peace, happiness and prosperity to everyone’s lives,” the president tweeted.
In a message, Vice President Naidu said that Lord Jagannath is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu and the Rath Yatra of Odisha, depicting the annual journey of Lord Jagannath, witnesses the coming together of the entire community in celebration of the grace and divinity of Lord Jagannath. The splendour and grandeur of the Rath Yatra is truly unparalleled, he added.
May the pious and noble ideals associated with Rath Yatra enrich our lives with peace and harmony, he wished.
Similarly, PM Modi sought blessings of Lord Jagannath for good health, happiness and prosperity of people.
“Best wishes to everyone on the special occasion of the Rath Yatra. We pray to Lord Jagannath and seek his blessings for the good health, happiness and prosperity of everyone. Jai Jagannath,” he tweeted.
Taking to the microblogging site, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought blessings of the deities for happiness and prosperity of people.
ଜଗତର ନାଥ ପ୍ରଭୁ ଶ୍ରୀ ଜଗନ୍ନାଥଙ୍କ ବିଶ୍ଵ ପ୍ରସିଦ୍ଧ ଘୋଷଯାତ୍ରା ଅବସରରେ ସାରା ବିଶ୍ଵର ସମସ୍ତ ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ ଭକ୍ତ ଓ ଶ୍ରଦ୍ଧାଳୁଙ୍କୁ ହାର୍ଦ୍ଦିକ ଅଭିନନ୍ଦନ। ଚତୁର୍ଦ୍ଧାମୂର୍ତ୍ତିଙ୍କ ଅପାର କୃପାରୁ ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କ ଜୀବନରେ ସୁଖ ଓ ସମୃଦ୍ଧି ଭରିଯାଉ।#ରଥଯାତ୍ରା #RathaJatra pic.twitter.com/dPSbDKBk5z
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) July 4, 2019