Prez, V-P greet people on Buddh Purnima

Prez, V-P greet people on Buddh Purnima

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New Delhi, May 6 : President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu have greeted people on the eve of the auspicious occasion of Buddh Purnima.

Greeting the people on the auspicious occasion, the President said the message of Lord Buddha inspired in was "to serve humanity with love, truth, compassion and by way of non-violence." "At a time, when we are facing an unprecedented crisis in the form of COVID-19, we should come forward to help those in need and thereby follow the path shown by Lord Buddha," his message said.

In his message, Mr Naidu said Lord Buddha's message of peace, truth and compassion enlightened the world and was relevant for all times. However, in these testing times of COVID-19 pandemic, he exhorted the people to follow the principles of universal love and extend a helping hand to the needy and poor, as also show gratitude to the frontline warriors, who were risking their lives to save others in this battle against Coronavirus. (UNI)