Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings on one of the auspicious Hindu festival Akshaya Tritiya. On his social media profile, PM Modi wrote, "Happy Akshaya Tritiya to all countrymen. This auspicious festival associated with the accomplishment of auspicious works should give us the power to conquer the Coronavirus epidemic."
Hindus and Jains celebrate Akshaya Tritiya on the third lunar day of the spring month of Vaisakha as per the Hindu calendar. In the Gregorian calendar, it falls every year in the month of April or May and is auspicious from start to finish.