New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday greeted the people on 'Navreh' and 'Gudi Padava' festivals on Friday and wished these joyous festivities reinforce the message of fundamental unity in the vast and diverse nation.
Mukherjee extended greetings and good wishes to the people on the festivals of Navreh, Gudi Padava, Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Chetti Chand and Sajibu Cheiraoba which mark beginning of new year in different parts of the country.
"These traditional festivals mark the advent of spring and the new year. They represent the multi-hued cultural heritage of our country. May the joyous festivities usher in prosperity and reinforce the message of fundamental unity of our vast and diverse nation," the President said.