"My best wishes to my Tamil friends on Puthandu (new year). I pray that the coming year marks the fulfilment of all your wishes & brings happiness," he said on micro-blogging
site Twitter.

The Prime Minister extended his greetings both in Tamil and English, as did his cabinet colleague and Minister of state for Power, Piyush Goyal.

The Prime Minister Modi also greeted people on the occasion of Baisakhi, Bohag Bihu, Vishu, Poila Boishakh, Maha Vishuba and Sankranti being celebrated across the country.

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