Nation Celebrates Janmasthami Today


New Delhi: Janmashtami, which marks the divine birth of Lord Sri Krishna, is being celebrated with great fervour throughout the country. President, Vice-President have greeted the people on the occasion of Janmashtami.

Extending his greetings on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami, President Pranab Mukherjee said that ‘Let us on this day imbibe the teachings of Lord Krishna which proclaim the triumph of virtue and righteousness over intolerance and narrowness of mind.

Vice President Hamid Ansari also extended his warm greetings and good wishes. In his message, Vice President said that Janamashtami reminds us of Lord Krishna’s eternal message of spiritual wisdom, the Bhagwad Geeta, which has been a source of inspiration for the entire mankind.