President Kovind, Vice-President Naidu greet the country on the eve of Dussehra
New Delhi/IBNS: President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu have wished the country on the eve of Dussehra.
“On the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dashami, I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to all our fellow citizens living in India and abroad," he said in his message.
"Vijaya Dashami is celebrated to mark the victory of good over evil. This festival inspires us to follow the path of morality, goodness and virtue. The persona of Lord Rama and his righteous conduct as Maryada-Purushottam is an ideal for all of us," he stated.
"May this festival strengthen the moral foundation of the society and inspire all the citizens to work for nation-building,” he added.
Greeting the people, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said, “I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Dussehra.
"Celebrated with traditional fervor and zeal across the country, Dussehra symbolizes the victory of ‘Good’ over ‘Evil’. The festival reminds us of the pious, virtuous and noble life led by Lord Rama and guides us towards the path of righteousness shown by him.
"Dussehra is an occasion to remind us that we need to constantly quell the demonic forces and foster goodness and harmony. May this festival bring peace, harmony and prosperity in our country.”