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PRESIDENT'S GREETINGS ON THE EVE OF LOHRI, MAKAR SANKRANTI, MAGH BIHU AND PONGAL

Rashtrapati Bhavan : 12.01.2023

The President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu has greeted her fellow citizens on the eve of Lohri (which falls on 13th January, 2023) Makar Sankranti, Magh Bihu and Pongal (which fall on 14th January, 2023).

In a message, the President has said, "On the auspicious occasion of the festivals of Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Magh Bihu and Pongal, I convey my greetings and best wishes to all the countrymen living in India and abroad.

These festivals are symbols of India’s unity in diversity and are the carriers of our culture. They are celebrated in various forms in different regions but their aim is to strengthen the spirit of social harmony and brotherhood. We also express our gratitude to nature by celebrating these festivals.

I wish all these festivals bind different communities of India in the bonds of love, harmony and affection and bring happiness and prosperity to all”.

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