The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has sent his greetings to his fellow countrymen on the eve of Dussehra.
In a message, the President has said, "On the auspicious occasion of Dussehra, I extend my greetings to all fellow citizens.
The festival of Dussehra signifies the victory of good over evil and the power of ethical and moral values. These values are of universal appeal and have great relevance for all mankind yesterday.
Celebrated in different parts of our country as well as overseas, this festival is an expression of the shared values and culture of our great nation. It reminds us of the human and social values related to the life of Lord Rama. The ideal character of Lord Rama teaches the lessons of dedication to duty, morality and social service to all of us.
Let us resolve to make our contribution to building an ideal family, society, country and the world while fighting against all evils.”