On this day, people pray to deities to seek blessings and begin ventures to bring good fortune.
Many people also buy gold on this day. Standard gold prices opened at Rs. 31,507 and closed at closed at Rs. 31,500. Pure Gold meanwhile, opened at Rs. 31,634 and closed at Rs. 32,670 per 10 grams .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted people on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.