Parsis: The Zoroastrians of India Pakistan and The World

Public Messages on Parsi New Year 2008

On the occassion of Navroze (New Year) here is a compilation of congratulatory message from various dignitaries.

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President of India

The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil in her message on the occasion of the Parsi New Year, which is being celebrated tomorrow, has said: –

“On the occasion of Navroz, I convey my greetings and good wishes to all the people of our country and especially my Parsee brothers and sisters.

May this festival heralding the New Year bring happiness and prosperity to all and strengthen our commitment to harmony and universal brotherhood."


Vice-President of India

“I greet the people of our country on the auspicious occasion of ‘Navroj’, which marks the beginning of the Parsi New Year.

Navroj is celebrated with devotion, traditional gaiety and fervous to usher in a peaceful and prosperous New Year. The mood of rejoicing transcends all barriers reflecting the spirit of harmony and brotherhood that characterises our composite culture.

May the New Year bring peace, prosperity and happiness in our lives”.