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President greets people on eve of Mahavir Jayanti

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 1: President Prab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the tion on the eve of Mahavir Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir, the last Tirthankara (saint) of the Jains. Mahavir Jayanti will be celebrated on Thursday. In his message, Mukherjee said: “On the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, I extend greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens and in particular, members of the Jain community.” “When the world is faced with multiple challenges, the philosophy and teachings of ‘ahimsa’, truth and compassion enunciated by Bhagwan Mahavira hold great significance. (IANS)

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