Devotees across the world have celebrated the Ram Navmi festival as per Covid-19 guidelines provided by respective governments. India's President Ramnath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted devotees on this occasion from their social media profiles.
Rama Navami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birthday of the God Lord Rama. The festival falls on the ninth day of the bright half (Shukla Paksha) in the Hindu calendar month of Chaitra. This typically occurs in the Gregorian months of March or April every year. Taking out a procession dedicated to Lord Rama, offering prayers in temples and at homes are some of the major customs that are followed on this day.