As country celebrates Gudi Padwa and Ugadi, politicians take to Twitter to greet people

The spring festival of Gudi Padwa, which marks the traditional new year for many in Maharashtra and Goa, among others, was celebrated with pomp and show on Sunday. Another festival to mark the new year, Ugadi, is also celebrated on the same day by many in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana.

Politicians across party lines took to Twitter on Sunday to greet everyone on the festive occasion. Here is a compilation of a few of them: President Ram Nath Kovind

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi, Congress chief

Arun Jaitley, finance minister

Nirmala Sitharaman, defence minister

Piyush Goyal, railway minister

Ravi Shankar Prasad, law and IT minister

Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra chief minister

Manohar Parrikar, Goa chief minister

Edappadi Palaniswamy, Tamil Nadu chief minister

Vasundhara Raje, Rajasthan chief minister

Sharad Pawar, Nationalist Congress Party chief

Ashok Gehlot, Congress leader

Tejashwi Yadav, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader

Indian National Congress

Shiv Sena


Updated Date: Mar 18, 2018 10:37 AM

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