President greets nation on Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 14:15 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IBNS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of the festivals of Lohri and Makar Sankranti, which fall on Sunday and Pongal, which falls on Monday.

In his message, the President said, "On the auspicious occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal, I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens and wish them every happiness and prosperity."

"May these festivals which celebrate fresh harvest, the hard work of our farmers and the bounty of nature bring the promise of further growth and progress for our nation," he said.

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