The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, has sent her greetings to fellow countrymen on the occasion of Diwali.
In her message, the President has said,
“On the festive occasion of Diwali, I express my greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens. May the festival of lights dispel darkness and gloom and bring joy, happiness and prosperity to the people of our country”.
The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has greeted the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Deepawali. In his message, he has said that Deepawali, the festival of lights, signifies the victory of good over evil and strengthens our resolve to follow true ethical values in our lives.
Following is the text of the Vice President’s message :
“I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Deepawali.
Deepawali, the festival of lights, signifies the victory of good over evil and strengthens our resolve to follow true ethical values in our lives.
May the noble ideals of the festival usher in peace, prosperity and happiness in our lives.”
In a message the Prime Minister said the festival of lights, Deepawali, is a harbinger of peace, joy, and prosperity. It celebrates the victory of good over evil, and the spreading of the light of learning. It is a national festival in which all communities rejoice in amity and friendship and celebrate the solidarity of the nation.
“May this Deepawali bring peace and prosperity to all the people of our nation and to the world at large,” the Prime Minister added.