President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on Monday on occasion of Janmashtami.
“Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion…The teachings of Lord Krishna have a universal message — Nishkam Karma.
“May this festival inspire us to follow the path of virtue and righteousness in thought, word and deed,” the President tweeted.
Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami. The teachings of Lord Krishna have a universal message - Nishkam Karma. May this festival inspire us to follow the path of virtue and righteousness in thought, word and deed #PresidentKovind— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) September 3, 2018
The Prime Minister also tweeted: “Janmashtami greetings to everyone.”
Janmashtami greetings to everyone.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 3, 2018
श्रीकृष्ण जन्माष्टमी के पावन अवसर पर सभी को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। जय श्रीकृष्ण!
Vice-President Venhaiah Naidu posted: “The eternal message bestowed by Lord Krishna in the Bhagwad Geeta to perform our duties with sincerity without attachment to results has been a source of inspiration for entire humanity. May this festival bring peace, amity, harmony and prosperity in our country.”
Several chief ministers, ministers, other political leaders, sportspersons and celebrities from the film fraternity greeted the nation on Janmashtami.
Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is celebrated with great fervour across the country every year.