Raipur 16 October 2020
Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel has extended greetings of ‘Sharday Navratri’ to people of the state. On the occasion, he wished for peace, prosperity and progress for everyone. In his message released on the eve of Navratri, Mr. Baghel said that in this festival of honouring the divine feminine, nine avatars of Ma Durga are worshipped for nine days with utter devotion and faith. Devotees observe fast and ‘kanya pujan’ is organized. He said that Navratri is the festival of honouring Women Power. On the occasion, we should pledge to respect women, honour their dignity and to stop violence against them. Mr. Baghel said that we should be extra careful during the time of festivals to prevent spreading of corona infection. He appealed people of the state to avoid crowds and to follow all the precautionary measures.