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Prez, Vice-Prez greets Parsi community

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari today led the nation in wishing the Parsi community on their new year by recalling their contribution in the nation's presence.

"The Parsi community of India has played a major role in the building of our nation and contributed immensely to development of our country in various spheres, including industry, commerce, trade and education.

"The Navroz festival signifies the coming of the new and passing of the old. Let us spread goodwill on this day and work hard to make our nation united, secure and prosperous," Mukherjee said.

Vice President Ansari said Navroz reflects the spirit of fraternity and compassion.

"May this auspicious occasion bring amity, prosperity and happiness in our lives.

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First Published: Tue, August 16 2016. 23:07 IST