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Kovind, Modi greet nation on Christmas

New Delhi

25-December-2018

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday conveyed their greetings to the nation on the occasion of Christmas.

"Merry Christmas to all fellow citizens, especially our Christian brothers and sisters in India and abroad. This is a time to be with family and friends, a time for peace and piety. May Christmas bring hope and happiness to our country and our shared planet," President's Office tweeted.

In a tweet, Modi said: "Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas. We remember the noble teachings of Jesus Christ and recall his efforts towards creating a compassionate and equal society."

Congress President Rahul Gandhi also shared a greeting card on Twitter.  - IANS