India is a land of festivals, where people from different religions coexist harmoniously. The wide variety of festivals celebrated in India is a true manifestation of its rich culture and traditions. Today is a special day for every Indian, as Hindus and Jains are celebrating Parshuram Jayanti and Akshay Tritiya and, on the other hand, Muslims are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr.
Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the countrymen on Eid, Akshaya Tritiya and Parshuram Jayanti. Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is a Hindu and Jain holy day, that falls on the third day of the waxing phase of the moon of Vaishakha (April- May ). It is believed to be the day when the sun and the moon become equally bright. Parshuram’s power is not renewable due to birth on Akshaya Tritiya as the word “Akshaya” means the never diminishing. This is one of the most auspicious days according to the Hindu calendar. The day on which Moon, Sun, and Jupiter unitedly come under Mrigshira Nakshatra is called Akshay Tritiya. People who observe the year-long alternative day fasting finish their Tapasya this day. The festival of Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated with gaiety across the country today. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the countrymen on Eid, Akshaya Tritiya and Parshuram Jayanti. Modi wrote in his first tweet, "Best wishes on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. I pray for the good health and well-being of all. Together we can eradicate the global epidemic and work towards advancing human welfare. Eid Mubarak!" In his next tweet, PM Modi wrote, "Wish all countrymen Akshaya Tritiya. May this holy festival associated with the attainment of auspicious deeds give us the power to realize our resolve to conquer the Corona epidemic. Greetings to all countrymen on the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Lord Parshuram."