President Pranab Mukherjee took to Twitter to extend his wishes, urging to make 2016 a year in which people work towards preserving symbiotic relationship between man and nature.
“Warm greetings and good wishes to all my fellow countrymen in India and abroad on the joyous occasion of New Year. I wish everyone a happy and prosperous New Year. Let us inculcate in ourselves love, compassion, tolerance & create an inclusive society where peace and harmony prevails,” President Mukherjee said in a series of tweets.
He also asserted that it is the time to reinforce the civilizational values that bind together the complex diversity of modern-day India.
“Let us resolve to make 2016 – a year in which people work towards preserving symbiotic relationship between man and nature. Let us strive to make our country clean and green and the environment pollution free,” he added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday also greeted the people on the occasion of New Year.
“As the year 2016 begins, my greetings and good wishes to everyone. May 2016 bring joy, peace, prosperity & good health in everyone’s lives,” Prime Minister said in a tweet.