President Kovind, PM Modi greet people on Onam

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted people on the occasion of Onam.

President Kovind said this festival is a celebration of the new harvest.

“Onam greetings to all our fellow citizens! This festival is a celebration of the new harvest. It highlights the tireless work of farmers. It is an occasion to express gratitude to mother nature. I wish progress and prosperity for all fellow citizens,” President Kovind tweeted.

PM Modi said that this festival is associated with positivity, vibrancy, brotherhood and harmony.

“Best wishes on the special occasion of Onam, a festival associated with positivity, vibrancy, brotherhood and harmony. I pray for everyone’s good health and wellbeing,” the Prime Minister tweeted.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also extended greetings to citizens on Onam, hoping that the festival brings them peace and prosperity for all.

“My warm greetings on the auspicious occasion of Onam today. It marks the beginning of harvest season in various parts of our country. Onam also honours the memory of great King Mahabali of Kerala, who is celebrated for his nobility & generosity,” Naidu said.

“May the vibrant festival bring in peace, prosperity & happiness for all,” the Vice President added.