New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the people of West Bengal on the commencement of Durga Puja virtually.
He said that the festival manifests the unity and strength of India.
“The festival of Durga Puja is a festival that reflects the unity and strength of India. It is also a reflection of the tradition and culture that comes from Bengal,” PM Modi said.
“We are celebrating Durga Puja in times of COVID-19, all devotees have shown exemplary restrain. The number of people might be less but the grandeur and devotion are the same. The happiness and joy are still boundless.
This is the real Bengal,” said PM Modi.