Pratibha Patil wishes happy Mahavir Jayanti to citizens
| Wednesday, Apr 4 2012 3:18PM IST
New Delhi: New Delhi: As the country will tomorrow adorned with great zeal to celebrate the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir, President Pratibha Patil today greeted the nation on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti which will be celebrated Thursday.President Pratibha Patil has today wished citizens a very happy Mahavir Jayanti while emphasizing to follow foot steps of lord Mahavir. President Pratibha Patil said, "May we all resolve to banish violence in thoughts, words and deeds and strive for the establishment of a compassionate and caring society." Pratibha Patil conveyed her "greetings" and "good wishes" to people.Mahavit Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir, the founder of Jainism. However, in Jainism, Mahavir Jayanti, also known as Mahavir Janma Kalyanak and it is one of the important day for followers of Jainism.