New Delhi, Sept. 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Odisha on the occasion of Nuakhai.
“Nuakhai Juhar! Greetings to the people of Odisha as they celebrate the festival of Nuakhai. May this festival further happiness in society,” said Prime Minister Modi.
According to the Hindu calendar it is observed on panchami tithi (the fifth day) of the lunar fortnight of the month of Bhadrapada or Bhaadra (August-September), the day after the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. This is the most important social festival of Western Odisha.(ANI)