Prime Minister extends Holi greetings to countrymen

New Delhi [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended Holi greetings to the nation.

The Prime Minister took to his Twitter handle to wish the countrymen.

“Wishing everyone a Happy Holi!” tweeted the Prime Minister.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh shared a video message on his Twitter handle conveying his Holi greetings for the entire nation.

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal also wished citizens of the country on the occasion of Holi via his Twitter handle.

President Ram Nath Kovind had also greeted fellow citizens on the festival of Holi and prayed for peace, joy and prosperity in everyone’s lives.

President Kovind took to Twitter and said “Greetings and best wishes to fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion of Holi. The festival of colours, Holi is a celebration of harmony in our society. May it bring peace, joy and prosperity to everyone’s lives.” (sic)

People across the country are celebrating the festival of colour with zeal and enthusiasm.

On a similar note, The markets in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram city have been decked up for the annual festival of Pongala.

Holi also marks the culmination of a 10-day-long annual festival at the Attukal Bhagavathy temple. Devotees cook the offering to the deity on makeshift brick stoves that are arranged around a huge circumference of the shrine. (ANI)