This year’s Holi special for Lord Ram devotees: Amit Shah | India News



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AHMEDABAD: Union home minister Amit Shah, who is in Ahmedabad as part of a Holi celebration programme called this year’s Holi special for Lord Ram devotees across the world as Raghuvir (Ram) is playing Holi in Ayodhya.
Notably, this is the first Holi festival after the Ram Mandir Prana Pratishtha in Ayodhya on January 22 this year.
Amit Shah who was accompanied by Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel, said, “In a way, Holi is the symbol of the triumph of truth over lies…This is a festival of equality too; when everyone gets covered in colours, neither their clothes nor faces are clear; neither the forward nor the backward are seen.”
“Today, the entire country is celebrating Holi. My greetings to all citizens of the country…For Lord Ram devotees across the world, this is a special Holi…Today Raghuvir is playing Holi in Awadh. It is a matter of great joy for us,” he added.
Meanwhile, union minister Anurag Thakur celebrated Holi in Delhi on Monday and said the country had “reached new heights” in the last ten years.
He expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to be elected for the third consecutive term in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Extending his greetings to the people of the country on the occasion of Holi, Thakur said, “I would like to extend my greetings to the people of the country on this festival of colour, Holi. I appeal to all to keep blessing (the BJP government.”
Highlighting the achievements of the BJP government in the last ten years, the minister for information and broadcasting said, “In the last 10 years, the country has reached new heights. He (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) is going to be elected for the third term and we will become the third-largest economy in the world.”





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