Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and others extended greetings on Parsi New Year on Sunday.
The Parsi New Year which is also known as Navroz is celebrated to mark the beginning of the new Persian calendar. In the Persian language 'Nav' means new, and 'Roz' stands for the day, i.e., 'new day'
In a tweet, the Prime Minister prayed that the coming year is filled with happiness and prosperity. "Navroz Mubarak! Greetings on Parsi New Year. India cherishes the outstanding contribution of the Parsi community, which has made a mark in a wide range of fields. May the coming year bring peace and prosperity in everyone's lives," the Prime Minister tweeted.
"Greetings to our sisters and brothers of the Parsi community on the auspicious occasion of Navroz. May the new year be filled with joy and bring prosperity & good health in everyone’s lives. #NavrozMubarak," wrote Home Minister Amit Shah.
Smriti Irani said, "May the New Year bring good health, happiness & prosperity to all. Navroz Mubarak!"
Shivraj Singh Chouhan also greeted Parsi brothers and sisters on this auspicious day. "May this coming year fill your lives with good health, new energy, happiness and joy," he added.
"Wishing all my Parsi sisters and brothers a Happy 'Navroz'. May this coming year brings lots of love & happiness for you and your loved ones," tweeted the Delhi Chief Minister.