Gudi Padwa celebrations: Marathi greetings light up social media
Politicians and Bollywood celebrities take on Twitter to extend their wishes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bollywood celebrites like Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Jacqueline Fernandez and Anupam Kher have wished a year full of happiness, peace and prosperity and more to their well-wishers on the festival of Gudi Padwa and the first day of the Navratras.
The celebrities took to Twitter to extend their good wishes. Gudi Padwa marks the New Year of Hindu luni-solar calendar among Maharashtrians. It is also the Ugadi festival of Telugu-speaking people.
Here is what they had to say:
Wishing the people of Maharashtra on the special occasion of Gudi Padwa. May the coming year bring happiness, good health & prosperity.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 28, 2017
T 2477 - Greetings .. shubhkamanyein .. Happy Gudi Padwa .. happy Ugadi .. happy all around .. LOVE