Prime Minister Modi greeted the countrymen on Makar Sankranti, Uttarayan, Bhogi, Magh Bihu and Pongal, saying that they are symbols of India’s vibrant cultural diversity.


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the countrymen on the occasion of various festivals being celebrated across the country and said that various festivals symbolize the vibrant cultural diversity of India.

The Prime Minister tweeted, “All over India we are celebrating different festivals which reflect the vibrant cultural diversity of India. My best wishes on these festivals.”

Congratulating you on Makar Sankranti, PM Modi shared a picture message, which read, “Wishing you all on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. May this festival associated with the worship of nature bring good health and happiness in everyone’s life.”

The Prime Minister also greeted the people on the occasion of Uttarayan. “Have an amazing Uttarayan,” he tweeted.

In another tweet, PM Modi wished people on the occasion of Bhogi and said, “Bhogi greetings to all. May this special festival enrich the spirit of happiness in our society. I pray for the good health and well-being of my fellow citizens.” In addition, the Prime Minister extended his best wishes on Magh Bihu. PM Modi tweeted, “Wishing you all a very Happy Magh Bihu. I pray that this festival brings happiness and prosperity in everyone’s life.”

Extending his greetings on the occasion of Pongal, PM Modi tweeted, “Pongal is synonymous with the vibrant culture of Tamil Nadu. On this special occasion, my best wishes to all and especially to the Tamil people spread across the world. I pray That our bond with nature has deepened the spirit of brotherhood in our society.”

The festivals of Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bhogali Bihu, Uttarayan mark the harvesting season as the winter season ends and spring season begins. People enjoy the fruits of a good harvest and celebrate these festivals which also underline the need to preserve the environment. (ANI)


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