President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted people and several other political personalities on the occasion. Lord Krishna is believed to have been born on this day, and Janmashtami is being celebrated across the country to mark this.
Modi tweeted, “Greetings to you all on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami."
Whereas President Ram Nath Kovind wished a 'Happy Janmashtmi' to all the countrymen.
Meanwhile, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu greeted people on Janmashtami and urged people to perform their duties with utmost sincerity.
"Lord Krishna's eternal message, as expounded in the Bhagwad Gita, to discharge our duties with sincerity and without attachment to the outcomes, has been a source of inspiration for all of mankind," Naidu said.
Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, Bihar Industries Minister and BJP national spokesperson congratulated people on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami 2021.
One of the most celebrated and cherished festivals of India, Janmashtami or the birthday of Lord Krishna is being celebrated today. Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated on the 8th day of the dark fortnight of Bhadrapada month (July-August) in India.