” President of India shri Pranab Mukherjee. said “This festival reminds us of the rich diversity and inclusiveness of our culture,
Shri Mukherjee said: “On the auspicious occasion , I extend my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens particularly my Parsi brothers and sisters.
Navroz symbolizes new beginnings and is seen as a harbinger of peace and prosperity. The festival reminds us of the rich diversity and inclusiveness of our culture.
May this festival bring peace and prosperity in the lives of all people and reinforce our commitment to synthesis, harmony and goodwill towards all”.
The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari
has greeted the citizens on this auspicious occasion by saying ” Navroz, is celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm in our country, It is an important symbol of our rich heritage and a vibrant composite culture.
shri ansari said “I convey my greetings and good wishes to all our citizens on the auspicious occasion of Navroz, which marks the beginning of the Parsi New Year.
May this joyous occasion bring peace, progress and happiness in our lives.”
Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh,
has greeted the nation on the joyous occasion of Navroz,
In his message, the Prime Minster said that Navroz is a celebration of nature and is dedicated to renewal, righteous living and harmony. It marks the unity in diversity of Indian culture with the focus on human values.
May the occasion bring well-being and happiness to all Parsis and the entire nation, he added.
Nowruz is a Persian New YearThis festival is celebrated and observed principally in Iran and has spread in many other parts of the world, including parts of Central Asia+ Caucasus+Northwestern China+ the Crimea and some groups in the Balkans. In India Most Of This Community Is Settled In Maharashtra and Gujrat
In Iran.Nowruz is an official holiday lasting for 13 days during which most national functions including schools are off and festivities take place.
Nowruz marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Iranian calendar.
UN’s General Assembly in 2010 recognized the International Day of Nowruz, describing it as a spring festival of Persian origin which has been celebrated for over 3,000 years.