Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished individuals on the first day of the nine-day celebration of Navratri, seeking after a protected, healthy and prosperous planet as the nation and the world fights the Covid disease (Covid-19), which has influenced and killed millions over the globe.
“Many congratulations on the auspicious festival of Navratri. May jagat janani Ma Jagadamba bring happiness, peace and prosperity to all of you. Jai Mata Di!” PM Modi tweeted.
The Prime Minister likewise conjured Goddess Shailaputri, which means the girl of the mountains and one of the nine appearances of Durga, who is adored the main day of Navratri.
“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,” he added.
Specialists and health experts have asked individuals to follow Covid-19 rules carefully during the forthcoming celebration season, saying flouting of standards could achieve a surge of cases in coming a long time as the nation observes Navratri and Dussehra in October and Diwali and Chhatth in November.
“If we falter in following Covid-19 guidelines during the festivals then corona can again assume a dangerous shape and become a big trouble for us. This is the truth, in any religion, no dharmic leader will say that people’s lives should be put at risk to celebrate festivals. No God has said that one needs to go to puja pandals to worship,” Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said.
On Friday, India’s Covid-19 count went up to 7,370,468, ascending by more than 100,000 since the start of this current month, as per the Union health ministry. The loss of life in the nation, which is the subsequent most noticeably terrible hit on the planet, has gone up to 112,161, the health ministry’s dashboard appeared on Friday.