New Delhi, Apr 13 (UNI) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami.
''The festival reinforces the belief that a life of morality and righteousness is not easy but the true strength of an individual lies in overcoming hurdles and living a life of commitment and compassion,'' the PM said in a statement.
The Prime Minister also greeted people on the occasion of Naba barsha, Puthamdu Pirappu, Rongali Bihu and Vishu.
Meanwhile, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who sent her greetings from Lisbon, enroute to Sao Paulo on her state visit to Brazil, said, ''On the occasion of Naba Barsha, Puthandu Pirappu, Rongali Bihu and Vishu, I offer my greetings and good wishes to all my countrymen. May these festivals inspire all to work for the well being, progress, prosperity and peace of the nation.'' UNI/RT AKJ BST2041