PM Modi greets people on the occasion of Dhanteras
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi said greetings to everyone on the special occasion of Dhanteras.
- Dhanteras, also known as Dhanatrayodashi, is the 1st day that marks the festival of Diwali in India.
- It is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Kartika.
- The Indian ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy, announced its decision to observe Dhanteras, as the "National Ayurveda Day.