Bhubaneswar, April 13 (LocalWire): Several cities wore a festive look with devotees thronging the Ram Temples in large numbers to offer prayers on Saturday.
Rituals began with Mangala Alati in the wee hours today. As per Hindu mythology, Lord Ram was born on the ninth day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Chaitra.
In the state capital, devotees thronged the Ram Mandir in large numbers to offer prayers. Elaborate security arrangements have been made in and around the temple premises for safety of the devotees.
Wishing people on the occasion, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in a tweet said, “Warm greetings to all on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami. May Lord Shri Ram bless us with happiness, peace and prosperity.”