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Vijayadashmi underlines defeat of arrogance, injustice: Sonia Gandhi
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Vijayadashmi underlines defeat of arrogance, injustice: Sonia Gandhi

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New Delhi, Oct 8: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday extended her greetings on the occasion of Vijayadashmi and said, "arrogance and injustice, even of the most powerful is ultimately defeated".

In a statement, Ms Gandhi said, "followed by days of fasting and worship, the festivities of Dussehra signify the victory of truth over untruth, virtue over vice and good over evil and provide us with message of goodness, modesty, moderation and the holy and unassailable position of women".

"Vijayadashmi also underlines that, arrogance and injustice, even of the most powerful is ultimately defeated", she said. Ms Gandhi expressed the hope that this Vijayadashmi will bless all with peace, prosperity and righteousness.

Congress former president Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also greeted people. Taking to twitter, Mr Gandhi said, "the eventual triumph of good over evil is an universal truth. Today we celebrate and reaffirm our belief in that truth. My best wishes and greetings to each and every one of you, on the joyous occasion of Dussehra".

"Victory of good over evil, self esteem over ego, on the occasion of Vijayadashmi, I extend wishes to all.", tweeted Ms Priyanka.

Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Saba Speaker Om Birla had also extended their greetings to the nation. (UNI)