Prez Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to all citizens on occasion of Holi

02 March 2018, 08:52 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi - File Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi - File Photo

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended their greeting to all citizens on the occasion of Holi, an annual festival of colours celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest.

In a tweet, PM Modi said, Wishing everyone a Happy Holi!” Prime Minister Modi said, he wishes the festival brings happiness in the lives of all countrymen.

President Kovind took to Twitter and said “Greetings and best wishes to fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion of Holi. The festival of colours, Holi is a celebration of harmony in our society. May it bring peace, joy and prosperity to everyone’s lives.” 

Holi is a Hindu spring festival in India, Pakistan and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colours” or the “festival of love”. Holi signifies the victory of good over evil, also marks the end of winter and the arrival of spring.

First Published: Friday, March 02, 2018 08:44 AM
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