New Delhi, Aug 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, greeted the country on the auspicious occasion of a ten-day festival “Ganesh Chaturthi”.
PM on Twitter said “Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.”
गणपति बाप्पा मोरया! गणेश चतुर्थी के शुभ अवसर पर देशवासियों को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 25, 2017
Ganesh Chaturthi is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, which starts on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada.
On this festival, people install Ganesha clay idols privately in homes, or publicly on pandals.