New Delhi, Apr. 14 : Four festivals – Bihu, Naba Barsh, Puthandu Pirappu and Vishu – are being celebrated today in different parts of the country.
President Pratibha Patil has greeted the nation on the occasion.
"On the auspicious occasion of Rongali Bihu, Naba Barsh, Puthandu Pirappu, and Vishu, I extend my greetings and good wishes to all my countrymen," she said.
"These festivals celebrated in different parts of the country, denote the underlying unity of our rich and diverse culture and strengthen the pluralistic heritage of the nation. May the festivals bring peace, happiness and prosperity to all," she added.