"Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens in India and abroad on the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja. This is a celebration of the victory of good over evil. May Goddess Durga shower her blessings on us and enrich our lives with joy and prosperity," the President tweeted.
Durga Ashtami is celebrated on the 8th day of Durga Puja or Navratri.
Wishing the people, the Prime Minister prayed for their happiness and prosperity.
"Best wishes to Mahashtami Puja of Navratri. May Mahagauri, the Goddess of Durgashtami bring happiness, good luck and prosperity in everyone's life," he tweeted.