August 25, 2017: President, Vice President and Prime Minister have greeted the people on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. In his message, President, Ram Nath Kovind expressed hope that the celebrations of the birth of Lord Ganesha will remove all obstacles in India’s path of progress and bless people with joy, prosperity and peace.
He said the great freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak championed the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi to garner support for country’s freedom movement. Mr. Kovind asked the people to recall this inclusive vision and re-dedicate themselves to build a strong and caring India where peace and prosperity prevail.
In his message, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said that Lord Ganesh is revered as an embodiment of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune in the country. Mr. Naidu expressed hope that this festival will bring peace, prosperity and harmony in the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also greeted the people on the auspicious occasion. (AIR News)