President, Vice President say Happy Diwali to fellow Indians
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari have sent greetings to fellow countrymen on the eve of Diwali.
What the President said?
- On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, I extend warm greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens in India and abroad.
- Diwali is a harbinger of hope and aspirations for a better tomorrow.
- It signifies the triumph of righteousness and victory of good over evil.
- May the lighting of lamps this year dispel the darkness of ignorance and suffering and illumine our lives with hope and prosperity.
- Let us on this day try to bring happiness in the lives of the less fortunate and needy by lighting the lamp of love, care and sharing.
- May this festival of lights radiate happiness, peace and prosperity in every home across the country.
- Let us all celebrate a safe and pollution free Diwali.
What the Vice President said?
- I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Deepawali, the festival of lights.
- Celebrated with traditional fervor and zeal.
- Deepawali signifies the victory of good over evil and reaffirms our faith in the noble and virtuous life of Lord Rama.
- May this festival bring peace, harmony, prosperity and happiness in our lives.