In his message, Mukherjee said:"On the joyous occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal, I convey my greetings and best wishes to all citizens of India and wish them every prosperity and happiness. These festivals are celebrations of the joy and prosperity ushered in by a fresh harvest."
"May the celebrations reinforce the ties that bind us together as a nation, in peace and harmony. May the harvest herald the beginning of further growth and progress and inspire us to work for the overall development of our country," he said further.
--ANI (Posted on 13-01-2014)