Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister K Palaniswami and various political party leaders extended their greetings on the eve of Christmas.
Purohit said, “On this happy occasion, I convey my heartiest greetings and best wishes to all our Christian brothers and sisters.”
Palaniswami, urging people to follow Jesus Christ in the path of love and brotherhood, said, “3236 people have benefited from the government’s financial assistance to undertake pilgrimage to Jerusalem, that was initiated by former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.”
DMK president MK Stalin, stated in his Christmas greetings, said, “the Christians should share their belongings with the poor, following mercy and sharing, that were the principles of Jesus.”
He further recalled the welfare schemes which were implemented towards the betterment of Christians during the DMK’s regime.
MDMK general secretary Vaiko, Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam founder TTV Dhinakaran, TMC president G K Vasan and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss were among those who extended Christmas greetings to the people.