Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the pepople of the country on the occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi. The day marks the culmination of a pilgrimage called called ‘wari’ that devotees undertake from across Maharashtra on foot to reach Pandharpur in Solapur district, which houses a famous temple dedicated to Lord Vitthal and Goddess Rukmini.
The Prime Minister prayed to Lord Vitthal to bless the people with abundance.
“On the auspicious occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi, my greetings to everyone. On this special day, we pray to Lord Vitthal to bless us with abundance of happiness and good health. The Varkari movement represents the finest of our traditions and emphasises on harmony and equality,” PM Modi said in his tweet.