President extends greetings to citizens ahead of Holi
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday extended his greetings and felicitations to fellow country ahead of Holi, which will celebrated across the country on March 17.
"On the happy occasion of Holi, I extend my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens," Mukherjee said in a statement.
"As spring arrives, this festival of colours brings with it a joyous celebration of the rejuvenation of nature and ushers in renewed faith in peaceful co-existence. Holi not only brings joy and gaiety in our lives but also provides an opportunity to strengthen the bonds of friendship and brotherhood among people of all faiths," he further stated.
"May this festival reinforce the multi-coloured hues of our extraordinary heritage and bring peace and prosperity to our Motherland," he added.
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