Home Minister Amit Shah wishes people on occasion of Rath Yatra


GUWAHATI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah wished people on the occasion of Jagannath Rath Yatra on Monday.

Amit Shah Tweeted, “Hearty greetings to all the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Shri Jagannath Rath Yatra. May Mahaprabhu Jagannath shower his blessings on everyone and fill everyone’s life with good health, prosperity and good fortune. Jai Jagannath!”

Earlier in the day, Union Home Minister also performed ‘aarti’ at Jagannath Temple in Ahmedabad before the annual Rath Yatra takes off from the temple.

Shah is on a three-day visit to his home state Gujarat from July 11 to take part in a host of programmes, including Lord Jagannath’s rath yatra in Ahmedabad today.