The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Ganesh Chaturthi is a symbol of our national and cultural unity. He was addressing the gathering at the Ganesh Chaturthi puja, performed along with the other family members at his residence today.

The Vice President extended his warm greetings and good wishes to the people of the country on this auspicious occasion of ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’. May this festival bring peace, prosperity and harmony in our country, he added.

The Vice President said that Lord Ganesh is revered as an embodiment of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune in our country. Starting a good work in the auspicious name of Lord Ganesh is always considered lucky and propitious by people of our country, he added.

The Governor of Haryana, Shri Satyadev Narayan Arya and the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.