President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Modi Greets People On Holi


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.

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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”.