New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami. In his monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio show, the PM also urged people to keep Dussehra and Durga Puja celebrations a low key affair in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
He also asked the citizens to keep in mind their resolve for “vocal for local” and buy local products while shopping during the festive season.
सभी देशवासियों को विजयादशमी की ढेर सारी शुभकामनाएं। बुराई पर अच्छाई और असत्य पर सत्य की जीत का यह महापर्व हर किसी के जीवन में नई प्रेरणा लेकर आए।
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 25, 2020
The PM further stated that India stands firmly with the country’s brave soldiers and security forces, while people to light a lamp for soldiers while celebrating festivals.
He said the soldiers are serving the nation away from their family as they guard country’s borders to ensure that the people in the country are safe.