Narendra Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to extensively use social media to engage with his followers, has never failed to wish them on special festive days.
On the Pongal, Lohri, Makar Sankranti week, the PM has wished his followers in different languages, including Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil and Telugu.
Check his tweets wishes below:
I convey my heartfelt greetings to our fellow countrymen & women on the various festivals across the Nation.
लोहड़ी भरपूर फसल एवं समृद्धि के साथ-साथ आपके जीवन में ढेर सारी खुशियाँ, उल्लास एवं शांति लाए। लोहड़ी के शुभ अवसर पर आपको हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं!
Lohri greetings to everyone! May this festival brighten your lives with abundant happiness, prosperity & good health.
ઉત્તરાયણ નિમિત્તે શુભેચ્છાઓ। રંગબેરંગી પતંગોથી અચ્ચાદિત આકાશ નયનરમ્ય છે. પરિવાર જનો અને મિત્રો સાથે અદ્ભુત દિવસ વિતાવો.
Greetings on Uttarayan. The sight of the skies full of colourful kites is a delight. Have a wonderful day with family & friends!
தமிழக மக்களுக்கு இனிய பொங்கல் நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள். கடின உழைப்பை வித்திட்ட விவசாயிகளுக்கு சிறப்பான அறுவடையும் வளமும் கிடைக்க வாழ்த்துகிறேன்.
Pongal greetings to friends in TN! Best wishes to our hardworking farmers for a great harvest. May it bring more prosperity in their lives.
అందరికీ భోగి పండగ శుభాకాంక్షలు. ఈ పండగ అందరికీ సుఖసంతోషాలు ఇవ్వాలని ఆకాంక్షిస్తున్నా. ఆనందమయమైన రేపటికి ఇది నాంది కావాలి.
My best wishes on Bhogi! May this special day bring happiness to all & usher in a brighter & better tomorrow, full of unprecedented joy.
মাঘ বিহুৰ শুভক্ষণত সমূহ অসমবাসী ৰাইজলৈ শুভেচ্ছা জ্ঞাপন কৰিলো। এই উত্সৱে আটাইৰে মাজত সুখ, শান্তি আৰু সমৃদ্ধি কঢ়িয়াই আনক।
On the auspicious occasion of Magh Bihu, my greetings to the people of Assam. May this festival add to the sprit of happiness & well-being.
Meanwhile, Modi has Twitter accounts in languages like Hindi, Urdu, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Oriya, Tamil, Bangla and English. The verified account of the PM, which he has been using since January 2009, has over 9.44 million followers.
Interestingly, his official website narendramodi.in is also available in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati, Odia, Assamese, Marathi, Sanskrit, Urdu, Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.