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    Mahavir Jayanti being celebrated across the country today

    Published on April 6, 2020

    Mahavir Jayanti, the birth anniversary of 24th and last Jain Tirthankar Bhagwan Mahavir is being celebrated across the country today. Mahavir Jayanti is considered to be one of the most auspicious events for Jain community and holds a lot of importance in their religious life.

    President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu have greeted people on the occasion. In his message, President Kovind said, Lord Mahavira’s nobel teachings of non-violence, truth and renunciation are relevant in every age and for every person. He said, by following these teachings, an inclusive and egalitarian society can be created where everyone gets equal opportunities by promoting mutual coordination and harmony.

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said, Lord Mahavir was one of the most charismatic and influential spiritual leaders to have walked the earth. His messages of nonviolence, truth, honesty, selflessness and sacrifice are timeless and full of universal compassion.