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President Kovind, Vice President Naidu wish nation on Christmas eve

President Kovind, Vice President Naidu wish nation on Christmas eve

India Blooms News Service | | 24 Dec 2017, 08:54 pm

New Delhi, Dec 24 (IBNS): President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday wished countrymen on the occasion of Christmas.

India will join the rest of the world in celebrating Christmas on Monday.

In a message the President said, “On the auspicious occasion of Christmas, I convey my warm greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens, especially our Christian brothers and sisters in India and abroad."

"May this day, marking the birth of Jesus, promote in us and our families the universal message of love, sacrifice and compassion. May it renew our society’s sense of fraternity. And may it herald a season of peace and friendship across the world," he said.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has greeted the people of our country on the joyous occasion of Christmas.

In a message, he said that Christmas reaffirms our faith in the values of compassion and forgiveness taught by Lord Jesus Christ for the enlightenment of humanity.

“I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to all our citizens on the auspicious occasion of Christmas," Naidu said.

"Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Lord Jesus Christ.  The festival reaffirms our faith in the values of compassion and forgiveness taught by Lord Jesus Christ for the enlightenment of humanity," he said.

Naidu said: "May this festival bring peace, harmony and happiness in our lives.”