President Pranab Mukherjee greets countrymen on Diwali

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015,13:34 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | President Pranab Mukherjee today extended Diwali greetings to the nation and urged them to celebrate the festival of lights in a pollution free manner.

May the festival bring joy and prosperity to all sections of our people across the length and breadth of the country, Mukherjee tweeted. He added, I urge all Indians to celebrate Diwali in a pollution free manner.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi also wished the country on eve. Modi wished people in India and across the world a happy Diwali. In a video message, Rahul wished the country a prosperous and happy Diwali.