Dussehra inspires to work for the nation: Prez
New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday greeted the nation on Dussehra, which falls on Thursday, saying the festival inspires to work whole heartedly for the betterment of the country.
"On the festive occasion of Dussehra, I send my greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens," Patil said in her message.
"Dussehra celebrates the victory of Good over Evil. May the ensuing festival be a time to celebrate our unity as a nation as also to work whole heartedly for the betterment of the nation," she added.
The President is on a visit to Switzerland and Austria as part of her two-nation trip to Europe on September 30-October 7.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- India in Olympics: PM Modi forms task force to improve Indian sports
- Watch: President confers Khel Ratna to PV Sindhu, Sakshi, Dipa and Jitu Rai
- Panel discussion on Mahesh Sharma's controversial safety guidelines for women tourists
- Panel discussion on Mahesh Sharma's controversial safety guidelines for tourist women - Part II
- DNA: Importance of viewers' comments and remarks on reported news