Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended wishes to the people of the country on Day 1 of the Navratri festival today. PM Modi shared a series of greetings on his Twitter handle. He wrote in Hindi: “Many congratulations on the auspicious festival of Navratri. May Mother Jagadamba bring happiness, peace, and prosperity to all of you. Jai Mata Di”. In the next tweet, he hailed Maa Shailputri (first form of Goddess Durga) on Day 1 of Navratri. He wrote, “With her blessings, may our planet be safe, healthy and prosperous. May her blessings give us the strength to bring a positive change in the lives of the poor and downtrodden”.