Pranams to Maa Shailputri: PM Narendra Modi extends greetings on day 1 of Navratri, wishes …

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister on Saturday (October 17) extended his greetings to people on the beginning of Navratri and wished them happiness, peace and prosperity.

With the blessings of the goddess, may our planet be safe, healthy and prosperous, he said in a tweet.

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“Pranams to Maa Shailputri on Day 1 of Navratri. With her blessings, may our planet be safe, healthy and prosperous. May her blessings give us strength to bring a positive change in the lives of the poor and downtrodden,” PM Modi said. 

This time India is celebrating Navratri amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Devotees were seen visiting temples to offer prayers and perform puja and rituals while simultaneously following COVID-19 guidelines. Most of the temples across India have opened after remaining shut for nearly six months due to the pandemic.

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