Lieutenant Governor Virendra Kataria has greeted the people on the occasion of Ugadi.
In a message,Kataria said, “Ugadi is an occasion to celebrate the dawn of a new year in the Saka calendar. Ugadi, meaning the ‘beginning of new age’ ushers in a new year that fills the hearts of people with new hopes and dreams.” The LG wished that the new year bring in peace, prosperity and good health to the people.
Chief Minister N Rangasamy also greeted the people, especially those residing in the Yanam region of Union Territory.
Meanwhile, TN Governor K Rosaiah, CM J Jayalalithaa and a number of political leaders on Sunday offered their greetings for Ugadhi. While Jayalalithaa stressed on togetherness of Telugu and Kanna-da speakers with the people of TN, Rosaiah inaugurated Ugadhi celebrations of organisations of Telugu speakers in State.
“I take great joy in offering my greetings on the occasion of Ugadhi to all speakers of Telugu and Kannada. I wish them the best in any endeavours taken up in this year, and also wish for the continued goodwill and integration of Telugu and Kannada speakers with the Tamil people in this State,” said Jayalalithaa in her greeting.
Rosaiah issued a short greeting. “On the auspici-ous occasion of Jaya Nama Ugadhi I convey my heartiest greetings and best wishes to Telugu speaking people in TN, Andhra Pradesh and in India and across the globe,” he said, wishing peace and prosperity as a means to steer India to greater heights in international arena.