New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday in a series of tweets extended Holi greetings to the citizens of India. He wished that this festival of colours bring together the diverse hues of India’s culture in a rainbow of unity.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended greetings to the people on the occasion of Holi festival. “Greetings on the festival of colours, Holi,” the PM tweeted.
In his message, PM Modi said, “May the festival spread joy & warmth everywhere.”
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh also wished Holi to the people. “Wishing you and your family a Happy Holi,” the minister tweeted.
Several Bollywood celebrities such as Saif Ali Khan, Vidya Balan and Shraddha Kapoor, wished a colourful Holi to their fans and urged them to play the festival of colours in a safe and eco-friendly manner.
Apart from extending vibrant greetings, stars also shared their favourite childhood Holi memories and emphasised on the innate significance of the celebration.
Holi is a Hindu spring festival in India, Pakistan and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colours” or the “festival of love”.