Vadodara (Gujarat): It is the spirit of Gujarat
that despite intelligence alert on terrorists, thousands
participated in the `Navratri` festival and it was culminated
peacefully, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said.
"The festival has strengthened peace and harmony in
society," Modi said.
"It is the spirit of Gujarat that despite intelligence
alert on terrorists likely sneaking in the state, thousands
participated in the festival," Modi told PTI over phone.
The festival has created an atmosphere of `sadbhavana` in
Gujarat and in the country where Navratri was celebrated, he
The colourful festival was celebrated across the country
along with Gujarat and is perceived as an ode to the goddess
in her various manifestations.