PM Modi greets citizens on Baisakhi, Maha Bishuba Pana Sankranti


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wished the people on the occasion of Baisakhi and Maha Bishuba Pana Sankranti, the Odia New Year.

“Many wishes to the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Baisakhi. This festival associated with new aspirations should infuse new energy and new enthusiasm in everyone’s life,” Modi tweeted.

Baisakhi marks the Sikh New Year and is a spring harvest festival celebrated in Punjab and other parts of north India.

The Prime Minister tweeted his wishes to the citizens on Maha Bishuba Pana Sankranti.
“Happy #OdiaNewYear and Maha Bishuba Pana Sankranti. May the coming year bring happiness and good health in everyone’s lives,” he said.

On Maha Bishuba Pana Sankranti, people consume ‘pana’, a traditional sweet and sour drink made with raw mango and sugar. (ANI)