Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (LocalWire): Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi have congratulated the people of the state on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik tweeted, “I wish the people of the state a happy Ganesh Chaturthi.
By the grace and blessings of Lord Ganesha, the God of knowledge, may the COVID crisis soon be over and may everyone’s lives be happy and prosperous.”
Congratulating everyone on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, the Prime Minister tweeted that Ganapati’s blessings are always with us.
Similarly, international sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik has depicted his good wishes on the occasion by creating a sand statue of Lord Ganesha on Puri beach.
Patnaik’s message to the devotees asks them to stay home and pray to the Lord Ganesh for early resolution of the COVID crisis.
His sand art conveys the message of wearing masks, obeying the rules of social distancing, donating plasma in order to save more lives and that of honouring and supporting the COVID warriors.