President Ram Nath Kovind (File Photo)
President Ram Nath Kovind (File Photo)

President Kovind extends Chhath Puja wishes

ANI | Updated: Nov 02, 2019 13:23 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 2 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday conveyed his good wishes and greetings to the citizens for Chhath Puja.

Taking to Twitter Kovind wrote, “Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens on Chhath Pooja. Let this Chhath Pooja be an occasion to express our devotion to Sun God, Mother Earth and rivers. May this festival bring happiness to everyone’s life and inspire us to respect the nature more.”

Every year, the auspicious festival commences with oblation to the setting sun and concludes with the rising sun.

The four-day-long festival is set to conclude on Sunday. Chhath is celebrated with huge fervour in the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi. (ANI)