Modi Greets Odisha People On Raja Festival

BHUBANESWAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted people of Odisha on the occasion of Raja festival.

“On the special festival of Raja Parba, my greetings to the people of Odisha. May this festival enhance the spirit of joy in our society,” tweeted the Prime Minister.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also took to the microblogging sites to greet the people of the state.

“Heartiest greetings on #RajaParba, a unique festival to celebrate Mother Earth and the spirit of womanhood,” tweeted Patnaik.

Raja is one of the major agrarian festivals of the state. It is celebrated across the state. Several organisations have made elaborate arrangements for the three-day long festivity beginning from Tuesday.