President Kovind, PM Modi extend Holi greetings to the nation

Ghughuti Bulletin

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister
Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended their greetings to the nation on the occasion of ‘
Holi‘. The President and the Prime Minister took to Twitter to wish the countrymen.

“Wishing everyone a #HappyHoli! The
festival of colours, Holi is a celebration of spring and fraternity in our society. May it bring peace, joy and prosperity to everyone’s life,” President Kovind tweeted.

“Many congratulations to all of you on Holi, a festival of colour and joy. May this festival bring happiness in the lives of all the countrymen,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted in Hindi.

Last week, Prime Minister had announced that he would not participate in any Holi events amidst
coronavirus crisis.

The Prime Minister took the decision after recommendations from experts, who have advised to reduce mass gatherings to avoid the spread of the novel coronavirus.

“Experts across the world have advised to reduce mass gatherings to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Hence, this year I have decided not to participate in any Holi Milan programme,” he tweeted.

Union minister Harsh Vardhan also urged people to avoid mass gatherings, stating that the Prime Minister’s decision not to celebrate Holi carries a big message amidst coronavirus threat.

People across the country are celebrating the festival of colour with zeal and enthusiasm.

Holi is an ancient Hindu festival, which signifies the victory of good over evil. It is celebrated as a day of spreading joy and love.

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