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PM Modi wishes nation on Makar Sakranti, Pongal

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

on Sunday wished the nation on the festivals of Makar Sakranti, Pongal, and Uttarayan.

In a series of tweets, the extended his greetings to all those celebrating various festivals.

"On the occasion of makar sankranti, I extend my greetings to all the people," tweeted

"greetings to everyone!" said Prime Minister

Wishing the nation on the occasion of Magh Bihu, Prime Minister Modi said, "I hope this festival strengthens the bond of brotherhood and makes our society more happy and prosperous."

Prime Minister Modi also extended Uttarayan wishes to the people of

The Nation celebrate these festivals with much fervour and enthusiasm.

Devotees take holy dip at Ganga Sagar in on the occasion of Makar Sakranti, while welcomed the first day of today. (grammar ki BAAP BHAI kar dii..CORRECT IT!)

On the occasion of Uttarayan, conducts International Kite Festival.

Since 1989, Ahmedabad has been hosting the festival every year on the Sabarmati riverfront and lakhs of revelers come to witness the creative kites flying and clashing among themselves in air.

The International Kite Festival began on January 7 and will end on January 14.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 10:56 IST