Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi greet people on Easter

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and DMK president M Karunanidhi extended their Easter greetings.

Last Updated: Mar 30, 2013, 12:34 PM IST

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday extended their Easter greetings.

Jayalalithaa said Lord Jesus was a symbol of sacrifice and recalled that the faithful celebrate the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion as Easter.

In an official statement, she said Lord Jesus had preached sacrifice, love, pardon and brotherhood and exhorted one and all to overcome differences and follow these, and extended her Easter greetings.

Karunanidhi said that while in government, his party had extended various benefits to Christians including reservation besides constituting the Minorities Welfare Commission.

TNCC president BS Gnanadesikan also extended his Easter day greetings.

PTI