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Prez, PM greet people on Easter

Prez, PM greet people on Easter

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) Greeting the people of the country on the occasion of Easter, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished that the special day bring joy and peace and enhance the spirit of peace and togetherness.

'Greetings to fellow citizens, especially to our Christian brothers and sisters in India and abroad, on Easter. The sacred day of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, brings joy and peace to our hearts. May it inspire us to build a happy and fraternal nation,'Mr Kovind said in his tweet.

The Prime Minister said, 'Greetings on Easter! The sacred thoughts of Lord Jesus Christ inspire millions. He emphasised on making our society free from evils and being compassionate towards the poor and downtrodden.'

May this special day enhance the spirit of peace and togetherness, Mr Modi said.

Easter or Resurrection Sunday is a festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary circa 30 AD.

It is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus, preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance.


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