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PM Modi greets nation on Basava Jayanthi

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Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday greeted the people on the occasion of Basava Jayanthi.

The Prime Minister took to Twitter to convey his wishes.

"On Basava Jayanthi I bow to Sri Basavanna, who devoted his life to service and social reform. His ideals have left a deep impact on society," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

Basava Jayanthi marks the birthday of Basavanna, a 12th-century poet-philosopher, and the founding saint of the Lingayat religion.

The festival is celebrated with much pomp and gaiety all over south India, particularly in Karnataka, and

First Published: Tue, April 21 2015. 16:36 IST
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