YS Jagan extends wishes to people of the state on the auspicious Varalakshmi Vratam festival
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy wished the people a happy Varalakshmi Vratam.
Andhra Pradesh: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy wished the people a happy Varalakshmi Vratam. Responding on Twitter on Friday, he said, "During this auspicious month, all the people should perform the Sri Varalakshmi vratam with devotional zeal and seek the blessings of the Goddess.
The chief minister also tweeted on the occasion of Muharram. He said that Muharram is a remembrance of the martyrs who laid down their lives for the revival of Islam. "Muharram is the sacrifice of Imam Hussein, who died a heroic death in the Holy War, is priceless," YS Jagan said. He said that these holy days of mourning (Peer festival) symbolise the unity of Hindus and Muslims in the state.
Earlier, Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan on Thursday said Muharram was a symbol of sacrifice. Moharram is said to commemorate martyrs such as Hazrat Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Holy Prophet. Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan said in a statement on Thursday that the Moharram program should be confined to homes following the covid guidelines.