Monday, 27 January 2020

Prez, V Prez, PM greet citizens on occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal & Magh Bihu

Updated: January 15, 2020 11:02 am

President, Vice President and Prime Minister have greeted people on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Magh Bihu.

In his message President Ram Nath Kovind said, India is a land of festivals and the festivals are an occasion to mark the respect for the ceaseless hard work of the farmers. He said, these festivals have an invaluable contribution in the geographical, cultural and emotional unification of the country. The President expressed confidence that the festivals will help further strengthen the spirit of peaceful co-existence and unity and further enhance the prosperity and happiness of the nation.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said, the festivals celebrates the bounty of nature and is symbolized by the expression of profound gratitude to nature for nourishing and sustaining life. He said, the festivals promote the message of togetherness, love and brotherhood and are the occasions for families and their dear and near ones to come together and celebrate them. The Vice President hoped that the festivals will bring more prosperity, peace and harmony in everyone’s life.

In a series of tweets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed hope that the festivals filled with colors of nature, tradition and culture will fill everyone’s lives with abundant prosperity and everyone will be blessed with good health. He also hoped that the special occasion will further the spirit of joy in the society.

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