President Kovind greets people on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti

NEW DELHI: The President greeted compatriots on Monday on the occasion of.

My sincere wishes to all the compatriots, especially the Jain community, on the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Jayanti. The Lord's teachings on truth, nonviolence, cunning (not stealing), and aparigraha (no attachment) are still relevant today. I hope this festival brings health, peace and prosperity to everyone's life, the president said in a tweet.

Mahavir Jayanti, is an important religious festival in Jainism that celebrates the birth of. However, Jain temples remained closed amid government-imposed national enforcement to stem the rise in coronavirus infections.