The President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President M. Hamid Ansari extended good wishes to citizens on the occasion of Janmashtami on Friday.
In his message, President Mukherjee said: "On the occasion of Janmashtami, I extend my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens." "Let us on this auspicious day dedicate ourselves to the service of the nation. Let us concentrate on performing our duties without thinking about the rewards. Good results will definitely follow right actions. Let us imbibe Lord Krishnas message of love and compassion, of oneness and pluralism and work together to take our great country forward," he said in his message.
Delhi Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna also extended Janmashtami wishes to the people of the national capital. In his message, Khanna appealed to people to remember virtues of Lord Krishna and his teachings and follow them in their daily life. Janmasthami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, will
be celebrated on Friday.