President Kovind, PM Extend Wishes On Janmashtami

President Ram Nath Kovind has wished the people on Janmashtami, stressing that Lord Krishna’s teachings are evident among India’s Corona warriors amid the raging pandemic.

“On the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami, I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens in India and abroad,” President Kovind said. He added that Lord Shri Krishna inspires all to establish a society that is just, sensitive and compassionate.

“His message of Karmayoga is a call to focus on our responsibilities rather than caring for rewards. This spirit has been evident in the working of all our Corona warriors who act at the forefront of our fight against COVID-19,” remarked the President.

He urged all to pay heed to the universal teachings of Lord Krishna for the betterment of lives and humanity.

Ayodhya: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses after performing the ‘Bhumi Pujan’ ceremony at the Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya on Aug 5, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Indians celebrate Janmashtami, an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna.

With “Jai Shri Krishna” chant, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the citizens of the country on the occasion of Janmashtami, the annual Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna.

“Best wishes on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami. ‘Jai Shri Krishna’,” tweeted the Prime Minister.

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Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind too wished the people on Janmashtami, stressing that Lord Krishna’s teachings are evident among India’s Corona warriors amid the raging pandemic.

“His message of ‘Karmayoga’ is a call to focus on our responsibilities rather than caring for rewards. This spirit has been evident in the working of all our Corona warriors who work on the forefront of our fight against Covid-19,” said the President.

Meanwhile, a day ahead of the Janmashtami festival, the Iskcon temple in Vrindavan was sealed after 22 persons, including its priests, tested positive for Covid-10, officials said.

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