Dussehra 2019: PM Modi, Rajnath Singh Others Greet Nation On The Auspicious Occasion


Hindustan Surkhiyan Desk: As the nation readies for celebrating the festival of Dussehra with full zeal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings to the countrymen on the auspicious festival on Tuesday morning.

“Greetings on the auspicious occasion of #VijayaDashami,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted alongside a video showcasing his past visits to Dussehra events.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also took to the micro-blogging site and wrote, “Greetings to you on the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dashmi.”

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla had on Monday extended greetings to the nation on the eve of Dussehra and said it marks “triumph of truth over untruth” and “victory of good over evil”.

The President expressed hope that the festival will inspire people to work towards helping the needy and deprived.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to attend the celebrations at Dwarka area in the national capital.

Modi will attend the event organised by Dwarka Sri Ram Leela Society at DDA Ground in Dwarka Sector 10, Rajesh Gehlot, ex MLA and chairman of the society, said.

Usually high dignitaries join the Dussehra celebrations at Ramlila Maidan here. In 2016, the Prime Minister had attended the Dussehra function in Lucknow during his first stint in office.

In view of the Prime Minister’s visit, security has been beefed up in the Ramlila ground of sector 10.


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