President Droupadi Murmu has extended her greetings to the people on the Vijayadashami. In her message on the eve of Dussehra, Ms Murmu said the festival of Vijayadashami is celebrated all over India as a symbol of victory of good over evil, truth over untruth, and morality over immorality.
She added that in North India, it is celebrated as 'Dussehra' and the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana is animated through 'Ravana Dahan'. President said Lord Rama's message of ideal conduct and propriety has been inspiring to people from generation to generation.
In eastern India, the 'Durga idol immersion' ceremony is celebrated with enthusiasm on this day. President said that this festival is an example of the cultural unity of India. She hoped that this festival continues to inspire people to imbibe the eternal life values of ethics, truth and goodness and to live a life of peace and harmony.
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has extended his heartiest greetings and good wishes to all people on the eve of Dussehra. In a message today, Mr. Dhankhar said, Dussehra not only symbolises the victory of good over evil but reinforces people's faith in ‘Dharma’ or righteousness.
He said, it is an occasion to cherish and take inspiration from the virtues espoused by Lord Rama - truth, justice, compassion, duty and courage. The Vice President wished that this festival would bring peace, prosperity and harmony to the country. (AIR NEWS)