Devotees of Lord Shiva are celebrating Mahashivratri in Assam as well as across the country today. The festival is being celebrated with religious fervour and devotion.
Devotees are seen thronging the various Lord Shiva temples across the state. Umananda in Guwahati, Sivadol in Sivasagar, Bhairabkunda in Udalguri, Mahabhairab Temple in Tezpur and all the other Shiv Temples are flooded with devotees right from the morning.
Devotees fast and offer special prayers in the various Shiva temples during the festival.
Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal extended his greetings to the people on this occassion.
On the sacred occasion of #Mahashivratri, I wish peace and prosperity in everyone's life. May Lord Shiva shower blessings on all of us.
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) March 4, 2019
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi also greeted people on the auspicious occasion of Mahashivratri.
Greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens on Mahashivaratri. May the blessings of Lord Shiva bring peace, happiness and prosperity to everyone's lives #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) March 4, 2019
ऊँ नम: शिवाय!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 4, 2019