Prez, VP, PM greet people on Maha Sivarathri

President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted people on Maha Sivarathri today.In a tweet, Kovind said, 'Greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens on Mahashivaratri.

May the blessings of Lord Shiva bring peace, happiness and prosperity to everyone's life.''On the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivaratri, I wish the devout community around the world. On this occasion, when we illuminate our homes, we pray to Lord Shiva to bless us with wisdom and courage to overcome the flaws within,' Naidu said.

In a tweet, Modi hoped that the blessings of Baba Bholenath -- as Lord Shiva is also popularly called -- bring happiness, peace, prosperity and good fortune in the lives of all countrymen.