President, Vice President greet countrymen on Diwali

RSTV Bureau

President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari have sent greetings to fellow countrymen on the eve of Diwali.

DeepawaliIn a message sent by his office, President wished people on the auspicious occasion of Diwali.

“Diwali is a harbinger of hope and aspirations for a better tomorrow. It signifies the triumph of righteousness and victory of good over evil. May the lighting of lamps this year dispel the darkness of ignorance and suffering and illumine our lives with hope and prosperity,” said President.

President also pitched for a safe and pollution free celebrations on the festival of lights.

“May this festival of lights radiate happiness, peace and prosperity in every home across the country? Let us all celebrate a safe and pollution free Diwali,” the message said.

DiwaliVice President M. Hamid Ansari also sent a message to fellow countrymen on Deepawali. In a message, he said that Deepawali signifies the victory of good over evil and reaffirms our faith in the noble and virtuous life of Lord Rama.

“I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Deepawali, the festival of lights.  Celebrated with traditional fervor and zeal, Deepawali signifies the victory of good over evil and reaffirms our faith in the noble and virtuous life of Lord Rama. May this festival bring peace, harmony, prosperity and happiness in our lives,” said the message.