President Droupadi Murmu and PM Narendra Modi extended their wishes on the new year to the people.

President Droupadi Murmu on Monday greeted the citizens on the New Year and asked them to contribute with a renewed commitment towards an inclusive and sustainable development.

"Warm New Year greetings to all! May the Year 2024 bring happiness, peace and prosperity for everyone. Let us welcome the New Year with a renewed commitment to contribute to inclusive and sustainable development," the president said in a post on X.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the New Year on Monday wished people prosperity, peace, and wonderful health.

In a post on X, Modi said, "Wishing everyone a splendid 2024! May this year bring forth prosperity, peace and wonderful health for all." In his Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast on Sunday, the PM urged the countrymen to maintain the spirit of self-reliance in 2024 as well. 

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