12-04-2012 : Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi
The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil in her message on the occasion of Vaisakhi has said: -
"On the joyous occasion of Vaisakhi, I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to all fellow citizens and to those in the farming communities across the nation and especially in Punjab.
May this celebration strengthen us in our contributions to the nation's prosperity and remind us of the important role of farmers in our economy."
This release issued at 1200 hrs.