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Biden greets people celebrating Vaisakhi, Navratri, other festivals | India News – Times of India


WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Tuesday (native time) prolonged greeting to the South Asian and Southeast Asian communities, celebrating festivals like Vaisakhi, Navratri and Songkran.
“Jill and I send our warmest wishes to the South Asian and Southeast Asian communities who are celebrating Vaisakhi, Navratri, Songkran, and the incoming New Year this week. Happy Bengali, Cambodian, Lao, Myanmarese, Nepali, Sinhalese, Tamil, Thai, and Vishu New Year,” Biden tweeted.
The event alerts the onset of the hotter days and the spring season. It is understood by varied names in several components of the nation, similar to Ugadi in Kannada or Naba Barsha in West Bengal.
Chaitra Navratri or Vasant Navratri is well known through the spring season in India and it’s thought-about to be an essential 9-day celebration for the Hindu neighborhood.
This yr Chaitra Navratri is being celebrated from April 13 to April 22. The pageant is very similar to Maha Navratri, devoted to the 9 completely different types of Goddess Durga, collectively generally known as Navdurga.

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