President Bidya Devi Bhandari. (File Photo)
KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished happiness, peace and prosperity to all the brothers and sisters living at home and abroad on the auspicious occasion of the great festival of Nepalis, Phagu Purnima or Holi.
In a message today, President Bhandari has said unity among diversity has become the identity and strength of us Nepalis and that it will contribute to further strengthening national unity by enhancing mutual love, harmony and tolerance among all Nepalis.
“The uniqueness of our culture can be preserved only by integrating history, civilization and mythology associated with each festival. May the Holi festival inspire all of us to build a just society,” the President said in the message.
In a similar message, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has expressed confidence that this year’s Holi festival would further spread social harmony and strengthen national unity.
Extending best wishes for happiness, peace, harmony, prosperity and continuous progress to all Nepali brothers and sisters on the occasion of Phagu Purnima and Holi, the Vice President also expressed confidence that the Holi Festival 2078 BS would inspire all to hold the local elections as a celebration.