NEW DELHI: On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the entire nation.

While extending his greetings on Twitter, Modi said, “Greetings to all of you on the occasion of Maha Shivratri.”

Maha Shivratri is celebrated with great religious dedication across the country and it is believed that the festival is celebrated the wedding of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

Devotees seek blessings of Lord Shiva offering prayers, flowers and fruits. This festival holds a great importance in the lives of Hindus.