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PM Modi greets nation on Pongal, Makar Sankranti and Magh Bihu

PM Modi greets nation on Pongal, Makar Sankranti and Magh Bihu

India Blooms News Service | | 14 Jan 2017, 10:41 am
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Magh Bihu and Pongal.

"Today people across India are celebrating various festivals. My greetings to everyone celebrating these auspicious festivals!" his tweet read.

"Makar Sankranti greetings. May this day bring joy & prosperity in everyone's lives," a subsequent one read.

Wishing people on Pongal, the Tamil harvest festival, he tweeted, "Wishing my Tamil friends a happy & blessed Pongal."

His Magh Bihu greeting read, "On the special occasion of Magh Bihu, my greetings to the people of Assam."

He also greeted the Gujarati community on the occasion of Uttarayan.

"Uttarayan greetings to the people of Gujarat," he tweeted.

Hailing the various festivals, the Prime Minister said that India's greatest strength lies in its diversity.

"These & many other festivals celebrated across India add great colour & happiness in our lives. This diversity is India's greatest strength," PM Modi said.

"May these festivals bring abundance of happiness and prosperity in the lives of our hardworking farmers," he added.

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