Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted people on Tuesday on the occasion of the Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra festival.
In a tweet, he said, ‘’ Ratha Yatra greetings to everyone. As we celebrate this sacred occasion, may the divine journey of Lord Jagannath fill our lives with health, happiness and spiritual enrichment.’
On this day, Lord Jagannath, which also means ‘Lord of the Universe’, is taken out of the temple on beautiful chariots.
The holy festival is organised according to the Hindu calendar and takes place every year on the second day of the bright fortnight in the month of Ashadha.
‘Sri Jagannath Rathayatra is very hold festival of Sanatana culture which is celebrated by crores of devotees of the country with devotion. Hearty wishes of Jagannath Rathayatra to all. The festival of Ratha Yatra brings peace and prosperity to the lives of all, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in a tweet.