Bhubaneswar, Dec 8: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wished the firstborns of the state on the occasion of ‘Prathamastami’.
“I extend my best wishes to all the firstborns on the occasion of Prathamastami. I pray Lord Jagannath for well-being and prosperity of all,” he tweeted in Odia language.
Prathamastami falls on the Astami tithi (eighth day) of Krushna Paksha in Odia month of Margashira (November-December).
New clothes along with sweets and other delicacies arrive from the maternal uncle’s home for firstborns of every family on this occasion.