President, Vice President & PM Modi greet people on Makar Sankranti & Pongal

RSTV Bureau
Hyderabad: Decorative kites  at an international kite festival on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival, in Hyderabad, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (PTI Photo)

Hyderabad: Decorative kites at an international kite festival on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival, in Hyderabad, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (PTI Photo)

President Ram Nath Kovind greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal.

President Ram Nath Kovind’s office tweeted, “Lohri’s greetings and best wishes to all Punjabi brothers and sisters in Punjab, India and the world. May this happy occasion and festival of Lohri bring happiness, excellent health and prosperity to everyone’s life.”

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal. In a series of tweets, he said, “I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to all our citizens on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal. The harvest festival signifies the beginning of Uttarayan & is dedicated to Sun God who is regarded as the symbol divinity and wisdom.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to Twitter to extend his wishes on the occasion of Lohri today. A festival that celebrates the harvest in north India, Lohri is observed the night before Makar Sankranti or Maghi.

PM Modi tweeted, “Have a wonderful Lohri. May this special festival bring joy and good health in everyone’s lives.”