11 Sep : The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil in her message on the occasion of Onam, which is being celebrated tomorrow, has said: –
“On the auspicious occasion of Onam, I extend my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens.May this unique festival, coinciding with the harvest season, bring happiness and prosperity to their lives and reaffirm our pride in the composite culture of India."The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has greeted the people of Kerala and the entire nation on the occasion of Onam. In a message, Dr. Singh said that ‘Onam’, the festival of Harvest, signifies the importance of love, unity and brotherhood. May this festival usher in all round prosperity, peace and harmony, he added.