President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted people on Easter.
President Ram Nath Kovind said, a very sacred festival for the Christians, Easter inspires people to follow the path of love, sacrifice and forgiveness. He called upon people to learn from the teachings of Jesus Christ and work together to advance the common good of entire humanity.
The President hoped that the festival will instill in people the sense of unity and reinforce the commitment to the well-being and prosperity of the nation and a shared society. He called upon people to resolve to celebrate the sacred festival with the families staying at home, following Social Distancing norms and other government instructions in these testing times, when the nation is fighting COVID-19.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has wished the nation on the eve of Easter. In a message, the Vice President said that the story of resurrection is a reminder that light will always triumph over darkness. He wished that India and the world will emerge victorious in fight against COVID-19.
I convey my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of #Easter.
Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion. #Easter2020
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) April 12, 2020
“As the world strives to overcome the formidable challenge of the spread of Coronavirus, let the spirit of Easter infuse our lives with courage and optimism,” a statement issued by the Vice President’s Secretariat said. As we celebrate Easter at home with our loved ones, let us pray that our nation and the world will emerge victorious in this fight against COVID-19,” it added.
The Vice President also said everyone must be grateful to all the people, especially healthcare workers, who are working tirelessly to tide over the crisis, the statement said.
In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that people remember the noble thoughts of Lord Christ, especially his unwavering commitment to empowering the poor and needy.
Best wishes to everyone on the special occasion of Easter. We remember the noble thoughts of Lord Christ, especially his unwavering commitment to empowering the poor and needy. May this Easter give us added strength to successfully overcome COVID-19 and create a healthier planet.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 12, 2020
He expressed hope that this Easter will give people added strength to successfully overcome COVID-19 and create a healthier planet.