As Navratri fever takes over India, Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday immersed himself in the festivities as he took part in a Dandiya programme in Raipur. Chhattisgarh housing board president Kuldeep Juneja, parliamentary secretary Vikas Upadhyay, and Raipur Municipal Corporation mayor Aijaz Dhebar were reported to be among the attendees. Read Mann breaks into Bhangra in Gujarat, Raghav Chadha sticks to Garba.
Referring to the continued ancient flow of Indian consciousness, PM Narendra Modi said that India is not just a land mass but is an expression of civilisation, culture, harmony and possibilities. Modi said many other civilisations perished as they could not adapt to the changing times, but Indian civilisation has endured for thousands of years.