President greets nation on Ravidas Jayanti

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New Delhi, Feb. 8 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has extended her greetings to fellow citizens on the occasion of Guru Ravidas Jayanti on Sunday.

In her message to the nation, Patil said, "On the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Ravidas, I extend my warm greetings to all my fellow countrymen."

President appreciated Guru Ravidas's struggle against inequality spread in society.

"Guru Ravidas, a great Saint and social reformer fought against inequality and injustice and worked for the establishment of a society based on equality, compassion and justice," Patil said.

She urged the nation to take inspiration from the great saint's teachings.

"May we derive inspiration from the teachings of this great Saint and reformer to rededicate ourselves for the building of a more tolerant society," Patil added. (ANI)

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