Easter 2021: PM Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind extend greetings to people

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended wishes to citizens on the occasion of Easter.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister remembered Jesus Christ's emphasis on social empowerment. "Greetings on Easter! On this day, we remember the pious teachings of Jesus Christ. His emphasis on social empowerment inspires millions across the world," he tweeted.

Meanwhile, President Ram Nath Kovind also extended his greetings to fellow citizens on the occasion of Easter.

"Easter greetings to all! The resurrection of Jesus Christ, celebrated across the world, gives us hope and happiness; reaffirms our faith in innate goodness of humanity. May the teachings of Jesus Christ strengthen the bonds of love, affection and harmony in our society!" tweeted the official Twitter handle of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Easter marks Jesus Christ's resurrection following his crucifixion on Good Friday. Amid rising cases of Covid-19 large gatherings have been restricted across the country. Last year there was a total lockdown during Good Friday and Easter.

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