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Rashtrapati Bhavan : 12.03.2017

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee in his message on the eve of Holi has said:-

"On the auspicious occasion of Holi, I extend warm greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens.

Holi celebrates spring and is a harbinger of hope and fulfilment in our lives. May this festival of colours bring together the diverse hues of India’s culture in a rainbow of unity. Let us on this day spread happiness and share joy with the needy and downtrodden. May this unique festival strengthen brotherhood and harmony amongst all our people.

Let this year’s Holi mark the beginning of a new phase of peace and prosperity in the country”.

This release issued at 1245 hrs.