New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended his greetings on the occasion of Guru Purnima.
"Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima," he tweeted.
गुरु पूर्णिमा के अवसर पर शुभकामनायें। Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 19, 2016
Guru Purnima is a festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers
The day of full moon, Purnima, in the month of Ashadh of the Hindu calendar is traditionally celebrated as Guru Purnima.
The celebration is marked by ritualistic respect to the guru, Guru Puja.