Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind extended their greetings to the people on the occasion of Holi.
“Wishing you all a very Happy Holi. This festival of joy should infuse new vigor and new energy into everyone’s life,” tweeted PM Modi.
“Greetings to all fellow citizens on Holi. The festival of colours, Holi, is a festival of social harmony which brings about joy, delight and hope in the lives of people. May this festival further strengthen the spirit of nationalism which is integral to our cultural diversity,” the President tweeted.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu extended his warm greetings and good wishes to the people.
“Celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm throughout the country, the colourful festival celebrates the victory of good over evil. Holi also symbolizes the ability to mingle and share happiness with every fellow citizen of our country. The confluence of vibrant colours during this spring festival is a reminder of our composite culture and shared civilizational values,” Vice President tweeted.
“In our country, festivals are always an occasion for family and friends to come together and celebrate. But this time, given the COVID-19 pandemic, I urge my fellow citizens to celebrate the festival by adhering to COVID health and hygiene protocols. May this festival bring peace, harmony, prosperity and happiness in our lives,” he added in the tweet.