Modi, Sonia greet people on new year festivals

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted people across the country celebrating festivals associated with the new year like Gudi Padwa and Ugadi.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi also greeted the people.

Modi extended his greetings in a series of tweets.

“Greetings to people across India celebrating the advent of the New Year. May this new year bring joy and prosperity,” he said.

“Wishing all my Sindhi friends on the auspicious occasion of Cheti Chand. We bow to Lord Jhulelal and seek his divine blessings.

“Gudi Padwa wishes to all friends in Maharashtra. Praying for a phenomenal year, full of happiness and success.

“On the special day of Ugadi, my greetings to everyone. I hope the new year brings peace and prosperity in our society.

“Navreh greetings to my fellow citizens. I pray that the coming year enhances the spirit of happiness and harmony in our lives.

“Sajibu Cheiraoba greetings to the wonderful people of Manipur. May the new year fulfil all your wishes”, the Prime Minister said.

In her message, Sonia Gandhi extended her good wishes on Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Navreh, Cheti Chand, Chaitra Shukladi, Sajibu Cheiraoba and the beginning of “vasantiya navratra” to all citizens.

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