President Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings on Diwali

New Delhi [India]: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extend greetings to the nation on the occasion of Diwali.

Taking to his Twitter handle, President Kovind said, “Wishing all fellow citizens a happy and prosperous Diwali. May the Festival of Lights illuminate every home and every family, in our country and across our shared planet.”

“Happy Diwali! May this festival bring happiness, good health, and prosperity in everyone’s lives. May the power of good and brightness always prevail!” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

This year, the Prime Minister will celebrate Diwali this year with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans at one of the remotest border posts in Uttarakhand.

He will also offer prayers at Kedarnath shrine in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.