New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil on Saturday greeted the nation on the eve of Christmas.
In her message, the President said it is a time for "great joy, cheer, hope and happiness". "On the occasion of Christmas, I send my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens."
"Christmas is a time of great joy, cheer, hope and happiness. It proclaims Lord Jesus Christ`s message of love and sacrifice, compassion and service, courage and humility, peace and harmony," she said.
Christmas will be celebrated across the world on Sunday, December 25.