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President Kovind and Vice President Naidu greet citizens on Diwali; PM Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers at Kedarnath
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted the people on the occasion of Diwali - the festival of lights.

Urging people to share the joy of Diwali with the under-privileged and celebrate a pollution-free safe festival, President Kovind said, "On the auspicious occasion of Deepawali, I extend warm greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens in India and around the world."

He added, "This festival is an opportunity to foster fraternity and unity among all citizens. Deepawali guides us from darkness towards light. On this occasion, let us spread and share our happiness with those who are less fortunate than us."

Vice President Naidu, in his tweet said, "I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights. Diwali signifies the victory of good over evil and reaffirms our faith in the noble qualities that Lord Ram embodied."

The Prime Minister took to Twitter and wrote, "Happy Diwali! May this festival bring happiness, good health and prosperity in everyone's lives. May the power of good and brightness always prevail!"

He travelled to Kedarnath to celebrate Diwali with soldiers and security personnel of the defence forces. After, offering prayers at Kedarnath temple, he reviewed various reconstruction projects at Kedarpuri as well as spent time with the defence personnel.

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Happy Diwali to all.
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