21 March 2019
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Holi.
"Greetings and best wishes to fellow citizens in India and abroad on the auspicious occasion of Holi," tweeted Kovind, who had also released a statement on Wednesday.
"The festival of colours, Holi is a celebration of spring and fraternity in our society. May it bring peace, joy and prosperity to everyone's lives," Kovind said.
Naidu tweeted that Holi was a celebration of the victory of good over evil and a festival that expresses joy, camaraderie and conviviality.
Modi also extended greetings to the nation on the occasion of Holi and said that the festival of joy and gaiety would strengthen the colour of unity and goodwill.
Extending wishes, Rahul Gandhi said: "Wishing you and your family a very Happy Holi. I pray to God that this festival brings colours to your life."