Kolkata: The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the auspicious occasion of Kojagari Lakshmi Puja greets the nation on Thursday.
Banerjee, on her social media shared her message for all.
কোজাগরী লক্ষ্মী পুজোর শুভেচ্ছা pic.twitter.com/P6PLfsXufV
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) October 5, 2017
Lakshmi Puja, is celebrated mainly on the full moon day in the month of Ashwin according to the Hindu lunar calendar. It is also celebrated as Sharad Purnima or Kojagari Purnima when the Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped by the devotees.
The festival is celebrated in various parts of the country with much enthusiasm. In Bengal it is called Lokkhi Pujo, in Gujarat it is Sharad Poonam and Kojagaraha in Mithila.
However most of the people in India worship the Goddess Lakshmi on Amavasya Tithi during the Diwali celebration.