Follow social distancing as you celebrate Ram Navami: President Kovind to compatriots
NEW DELHI: The president on Wednesday asked citizens to follow the social distancing and other guidelines issued by the government during the Ram Navami celebrations to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.
In a message to the nation on the eve of Ram Navami, he extended his greetings and best wishes to his fellow citizens.
Ram Navami, celebrated as the anniversary of the birth of Maryada Purushottam Shri Ram, is also an occasion for our hard-working farmers to celebrate new crops, Kovind said.
Shri Ram's ideal life gives us the message of virtue, tolerance, warmth and harmony.
We should sincerely follow these eternal values in the course of our duty, he said.
They asked all citizens to resolve to follow the Lord Branch 's ideals and build a glorious nation.
Also, follow all government guidelines, including social distancing while holding the festival to fight and defeat the Covid-19 pandemic, Kovind said.
India has reported 1,637 cases of Covid-19 so far, according to him.