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President, Vice President, PM greet nation on Onam

delhi Updated: Aug 24, 2010 07:39 IST

President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Onam, which is being celebrated on Monday.

"On the joyous occasion of Onam, I offer my heartiest greetings to all my fellow citizens and especially to the people of Kerala and wish them all prosperity and happiness," Patil said in a message.

Ansari said the festival of Onam celebrates the onset of harvest season and the mood of rejoicing is vividly captured in the colourful festivities transcending all barriers.

"May the festival usher in peace, prosperity and happiness in the society and contribute towards the nation's progress," he said.