On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, co-operators of all hues joined national leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi in expressing good wishes and Diwali greetings to one and all.
With more than 35 crore Indians being part of the cooperative fraternity in the country, co-op behemoths such as IFFCO, Amul and Kribhco took special pains to reach out to their members.
Led by President of the apex body NCUI Chandra Pal Singh, several topnotch co-operators tweeted on the occasion. ,In a text message sent to Indian Cooperative Yadav wrote “I wish a happy and prosperous Deepawali to our fellow countryman and pray that lord Ganesha and Ma Laxmi be always benevolent on the cooperative sector and on the people connected with it.”
IFFCO MD Dr U S Awasthi wrote, “Our country is a nice confluence of various festivities. #Diwali is one of them that brings people of all communities together. It’s good to see people meeting each other, connecting old friends & family members. Let’s wish for happiness for everyone & avoid burning of crackers”.
In another tweet Awasthi said “Wishing everyone a very #HappyDiwali. May this divine festival of lights “Diwali” will make you shine with peace, prosperity, happiness & keep you always in your good health in your life. My best festive wishes to all farmers & cooperators.”
R S Sodhi, Managing Director of GCMMF also wished everyone a very happy and prosperous Dipawali through the platform of Indian Cooperative. He also remembered soldiers on this occasion.
Jyotindra Mehta, President of Nafcub wished his friends and families on the occasion by writing on his Face Book wall.
Social media was flooded with greetings from many other co-operators including IFFCO Director R P Singh, NCUI CE N Satyanarayana, Biscomaun Chairman Sunil Kumar Singh among others.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday celebrated the auspicious occasion of Diwali with the army troops guarding the Line of Control. PM Modi distributed sweets to the soldiers to mark the festive celebrations.
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar also greeted his followers through social media and wrote, “Best wishes to you and your family on the auspicious occasion of Diwali”.
Union Minister for Chemical and Fertilizers D. V. Sadananda Gowda wrote on his twitter wall, “May the Festival of Lights bring lots of joy, peace and prosperity to you and your family”.