Mukherjee greets nation ahead of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal
New Delhi, Jan. 12 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday greeted his fellow countrymen ahead of the festivals of Lohri and Makar Sankranti, which fall on January 13th, and Pongal, which falls on January 14th.
In his message, Mukherjee 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."
He added: "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." (ANI)