But I think you are asking a very twisted question, Sheelaji, because you are saying the Government of India gives you no money, states have no revenues, incomes have dried up, we have to fight COVID-19 on our own resources and yet we have to keep them that happy? … [Read more...] about ‘Not one rupee has come to states to fight COVID’
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NEW DELHI: Amavasya, the day of new moon, holds great significance in Hindu tradition. The day of Amavasya is believed to be the most auspicious. Many Hindu festivals and observances are held on the day of Amavasya such as - Mauni Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat, Bhaumvati Amavasya, Lakshmi puja (Diwali), Hariyali Amavasya, and Mahalaya Amavasya (Pitru Paksha). Amavasya in May 2020 (Jyeshta Amavasya)This year, the Amavasya in May 2020 falls on Friday May 22. As it falls in the month of Jyeshta as per Hindu calendar year, the day is also known as Jyeshta Amavasya. As per drikpanchang.com, the Jyeshta Amavasya tithi begins at 09:35 PM on May 21, 2020, and ends at 11:08 PM on May 22, 2020. The Hindu festival of Vat Savitri Vrat is observed on the day of Jyeshta Amavasya. Vat Savitri Vrat 2020The Vat Savitri Vrat in India is observed by married women for well-being and long life of their husbands. The day is dedicated to Savitri, who fought Yama, the god of death, to bring back … [Read more...] about Amavasya in May 2020: Know all about Jyestha Amavasya & Vat Savitri Vrat