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Vice President Hamid Ansari greets citizens on 'Navroz'

India TV News Desk August 17, 2014 12:27 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari has extended his best wishes to all citizens on the joyous occasion of ‘Navroz', which marks the beginning of the Parsi New Year.

“‘Navroz' is celebrated with gaiety and fervor throughout the country. It is a manifestation of our rich and vibrant composite culture and symbolizes the unity of our people,” the Vice President said in his message to the countrymen.

“I extend my best wishes to all our citizens on the joyous occasion of ‘Navroz', which marks the beginning of the Parsi New Year,” the Vice President added.
 
“May Navroz bring peace, prosperity and happiness in our lives,” Hamid Ansari said.

The Parsi New Year, Navroz, is celebrated on the first day of the first month of the Shehenshai calendar followed by the Zoroastrian faith. Named after the Persian ruler Jamshed, the day is symbolic of rejuvenation and rebirth.