Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the Parsi New Year on Sunday and also praised the contribution of the Parsi community in the country. He tweeted and congratulated the community on this day.
PM Modi tweeted, “Navroz Mubarak! Happy Parsi New Year. India appreciates the outstanding contribution of the Parsi community, it has made a mark in a wide area. May the coming year bring peace and prosperity in the lives of all.” . “
Parsis are a small minority community in India, but have produced eminent personalities in various fields over the decades. Parsi New Year is also called Navroz. In Parsi language Nav means new and day means day, then Navroz is called new day. A new Parsi calendar is started from this day.
At the same time, the Vice President of the country, Venkaiah Naidu, has also greeted the Parsi community for the new year. He tweeted, “Parsi community has been an integral part of India’s cultural diversity … which has contributed significantly to our cultural heritage. Navroz should stay at home keeping in mind the corona epidemic. Be careful, stay safe , stay healthy.”