ANDHRA PRADESH

President, Governor, CM greet Christians

HYDERABAD: President Pratibha Patil has greeted fellow citizens on the occasion of Christmas. In a message from Rashtrapati Nilayam at Bolaram here, she said Jesus Christ’s message of compassion and forgiveness is a message of universal and timeless relevance.

In his message, Governor N.D. Tiwari, described Christ as a prophet of love and compassion. “His message is as relevant today as it has been always,” he said. Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, now in Kadapa district to celebrate Christmas, said Jesus’ preachings of peace, non-violence and fellow feeling for one another stood the test of time.

TDP president N. Chandrababu Naidu and Lok Satta leader Jayaprakash Narayan also conveyed their Christmas greetings to people.

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