News President Greets People On Eve Of Milad-Un-Nabi, Lohri, Makar Sankranti And Pongal   Email this page
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New Delhi: In his message, he said: "On the joyous occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal, I convey my greetings and best wishes to all citizens of India and wish them prosperity and happiness."
"May the celebrations reinforce the ties that bind us together as a nation, in peace and harmony. May the harvest herald the beginning of further growth and progress and inspire us to work for the overall development of our country," he said.

Lohri would be celebrated Jan 13 while Makar Sankranti and Pongal fall Jan 14.

President Pranab Mukherjee greeted people on the eve of Milad-un-Nabi and asked them to follow the teachings of Prophet Mohammed and rededicate themselves for the well-being of humanity.

In his message, Mukherjee said, "On the auspicious occasion of Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of the Holy Prophet, I convey my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens in India and abroad."

He expressed the hope that the message of selflessness and brotherhood preached by the Prophet inspires to promote unity and friendship.

"May the eternally relevant teachings of the Prophet inspire us to re-dedicate ourselves for the well-being of humanity," he said.

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