Warm Bihu greetings from US Prez Joe Biden to Assam, says “Happy Rongali Bihu”
Guwahati: With many regions of India celebrating their traditional New Year, the newly elected president of the United States Joe Biden in a Facebook post has wished all the South Asian and Southeast Asian communities celebrating Vaisakhi, Navratri, and the incoming New Year across the country this week.
President Biden in his post wrote, “Jill and I send our warmest wishes to the many South Asian and Southeast Asian communities celebrating Vaisakhi, Navratri, and the incoming New Year across the country this week. Happy Aluth Avurudda, Happy Bihu, Happy Cheti Chand, Happy Gudi Padwa, Happy Khmer New Year, Happy Navreh, Happy Pohela Boishakh, Happy Pana Sankranti, Happy Pi Mai, Happy Puthandu, Happy Rongali Bihu, Happy Songkran, Happy Tamil New Year, Happy Ugadi, and Happy Vishu! In this season of hope, we are wishing this New Year brings you and your families prosperity and light.”
Notably, almost 228K people have already reacted to the post, with 24K comments with 11K shares.
Interestingly, it did not take long for the post to go viral, with many back-to-back wishes to the president from across India and other parts of the South Asian and Southeast Asian nations.
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the nation on the occasion of Vishu, Odia New Year, Bohag Bihu and Puthandu.