PM Modi greets people on Jagannath Rath Yatra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted people on the occasion of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra and said that this journey filled with reverence brings happiness, prosperity and good luck.

“My heartiest greetings to all of you on the auspicious occasion of Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra. I wish that this journey filled with reverence and devotion brings happiness, prosperity, good luck and health to the lives of the countrymen,” PM Modi tweeted.

Union Home Minister, Amit Shah has also extended his greetings to the people on the occasion of Jagannath Rath Yatra.

Shah said, “I extend my warm greetings to all, on the auspicious occasion of Rath Yatra. May Maha Prabhu, Jagganath, bless everyone with good health, joy and prosperity. May Bhagwan Jagannath continue to shower his blessings on all of us and help the country get rid of Corona pandemic soon. Jai Jagannath”

Yesterday, Union Home Minister had hailed the Supreme Court ruling on the Puri Rath Yatra.

Shah had said, “the entire nation is delighted by the decision of the Supreme Court to ensure that Rath Yatra goes on.”

Union Home Minister said, it made him as well as crores of devotees across India happy that PM Modi not only understood the sentiment of the devotees but also initiated consultations which ensured that the great traditions of our land continue.

On Monday, the Top Court allowed holding of the Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra at Puri with certain conditions.