Pranab’s call to celebrate pluralism
Urging people to dedicate themselves to the formation of an inclusive society in the New Year, President Pranab Mukherjee said that the nation should celebrate pluralism.
In his New Year message, he asked the people to maintain maximum vigilance against efforts to disturb peace and security. “I extend warm greetings and best wishes to all fellow citizens for a happy and prosperous New Year. Let 2015 be a year of peace, progress and harmony,” he said.
“Let us abhor violence and maintain maximum vigilance against all efforts, from within or without, to disturb peace and security. Let us celebrate pluralism and promote tolerance and understanding amongst all communities. Let the New Year be dedicated to the creation of an inclusive society where goodwill and brotherhood prevails among people.”
The President said development must reach the poor and the underprivileged across the country.