September 19, 2021 23:45 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Charanjit Singh Channi becomes new Punjab CM; appointment of two deputies likely | Hope Amarinder Singh works in interest of party: Ashok Gehlot | PM Modi urges citizens to take part in mementos auction | India records over 30,000 fresh COVID infections in last 24 hours | Rajasthan govt faces flak from opposition BJP after passing bill to register child marriages
Narendra Modi extends greetings on Guru Purnima Narendra Modi
PIB

Narendra Modi extends greetings on Guru Purnima

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Jul 2021, 09:59 am

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings on the occasion of Guru Purnima on Saturday.

Hearty greetings to the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima,' his tweet read.

This day is dedicated to the unique relationship between teachers and their students in line with the traditional guru-shishya parampara. Today students pay respect and remember their teachers.

Guru Purnima is also known as Vyasa Purnima after Veda Vyasa, who wrote the epic Mahabharata.

It is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Ashadh, the third month in the Hindu calendar. This festival also marks the beginning of Chaturmas or the four auspicious months dotted with festivals across the country.