Joyful Navratri Picture: PM Modi tweeted a video of Shailiputri, the primary avatar of Ma Durga

Joyful Navratri 2020: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the individuals of the nation on the auspicious event of Navratri. Shardiya Navratri begins right this moment with the puja of Shailputri Devi, the primary avatar of Navdurga. PM Modi took to twitter and posted a video of Shailputri Devi with stotras or chants for the goddess. “Pranams to Maa Shailputri (first type of Goddess Durga worshipped) on Day 1 of Navratri. Along with her blessings, might our planet be protected, wholesome and affluent. Could her blessings give us energy to deliver a optimistic change within the lives of the poor and downtrodden,” the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter.    

“Many congratulations on the auspicious competition of Navratri. Could Mom Jagadamba deliver happiness, peace and prosperity to all of you. Jai Mata Di,” PM Modi stated in one other tweet.     

Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP nationwide chief JP Nadda greeted the nation on Navratri.    

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath supplied prayers at Devi Patan temple on the primary day of Navratri.    

In a video message on Twitter, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh stated, “I want Joyful #Navratri to all for this present day marks the beginning of the festive season. Could this auspicious time be the harbinger of happiness, well being & prosperity for all. Urge everybody to watch all security precautions towards #Covid19 whereas celebrating with your loved ones & associates.”   

At Kanpur, devotees visited the Vaibhav Lakshmi and Durga temple right this moment. “We thank the federal government for re-opening the temple. All COVID-19 measures are being taken by us and the temple is being sanitized commonly,” the temple priest Mahant Anand instructed information company ANI.   

Sharadiya Navratri entails praying to Goddess Durga and her 9 varieties or Navdurga. Navratri and Durga Puja are celebrated in distinctive methods in several states of the nation. Sharad Navratri marks Goddess Durga defeating the demon Mahishasura, signifying the victory of fine over evil.