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President, VP wish citizens on eve of Christmas

President, VP wish citizens on eve of Christmas

India Blooms News Service | | 24 Dec 2014, 05:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IBNS): President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted citizens on the eve of Christmas.
In his message, the President on Wednesday said, “On the joyous occasion of Christmas, I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens, especially our Christian brothers and sisters. I wish everyone a merry Christmas." 
 
"As we light the candles for Christmas this year, let us rekindle in our minds and hearts the teachings of love and compassion of Lord Jesus Christ. May the spirit of caring and sharing pervade our beings. Let us on this day resolve to apply the divine teachings of Lord Jesus in our daily lives. Let us strive ceaselessly for peace on earth and goodwill among men," said he.
 
Vice President M. Hamid Ansari has also conveyed his warm greetings and best wishes to all citizens on the auspicious occasion of Christmas. 
 
In his message, he has said: “I convey my warm greetings and best wishes to all our citizens on the auspicious occasion of Christmas. As we celebrate the birthday of Lord Jesus Christ, let us commit ourselves to his noble message of peaceful coexistence, universal brotherhood and love and compassion for all." 
 
"May the festival bring peace, prosperity and happiness for all," he added.