The President of India,
Shri Pranab Mukherjee in his message on the eve of Chaitra Sukladi,
Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba has said: -
“On the happy occasion of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti
Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba, I convey warm greetings and best
wishes to all my fellow citizens.
These auspicious festivals mark the onset of spring and promise fresh
beginnings of growth, prosperity and well-being. Let the spirit of joy
and happiness signified by these festivals pervade the heart of every
Indian. Let tolerance and mutual amity flourish amongst our people. May
these festivals spread peace and friendship, inspiring our citizens to
re-dedicate themselves to the service of motherland”.