Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wished the people of the state on the occasion of the grand Ratha Jatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings.
Taking to Twitter, Patnaik offered pranam to the deities on the auspicious occasion and sought blessing of Lord Jagannath for happiness and prosperity of Odisha and its people.
ପବିତ୍ର ରଥଯାତ୍ରାରେ ତିନି ଠାକୁରଙ୍କୁ ମୋର ଭକ୍ତିପୁତ୍ତ ପ୍ରଣାମ । ମହାପ୍ରଭୁ ଆମ ରାଜ୍ୟ ଓ ରାଜ୍ୟବାସୀଙ୍କୁ ସୁଖ ସମୃଦ୍ଧିର ଆଶୀର୍ବାଦ କରନ୍ତୁ । ଜୟ ଜଗନ୍ନାଥ pic.twitter.com/iywXGRNdLo
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) June 25, 2017
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also took to the micro-blogging site and wished on the occasion.
He described the Ratha Jatra as a journey so spectacular that the whole world rejoices.
ପବିତ୍ର ରଥଯାତ୍ରା ଅବସରରେ ହାର୍ଦ୍ଦିକ ଶୁଭକାମନା I pic.twitter.com/TLrstH7kqA
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) June 25, 2017