New Delhi (NVI): President Ram Nath Kovind has greeted the people of the nation on Christmas eve while expressing hope that the spirit of festival would nurture peace throughout the world.
In a message, the President said, “On the auspicious occasion of Christmas, I extend my heartiest greetings and best wishes to all fellow citizens, especially our Christian brothers and sisters.”
“Christmas is an occasion to celebrate with joy and fervour the birth of Lord Jesus Christ. The festival fills people’s lives with peace, goodwill and compassion,” he said.
“On this festival, we lighten up our hearts with love and kindness towards others,” the President said.
He added, “I hope that this festival would nurture peace throughout the world and help maintain harmony in mankind. Let us re-imbibe Jesus Christ’s teachings of love, compassion and humanity on this holy festival and commit ourselves to the welfare of our nation and society”.