New Delhi :
President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the people on the eve of Janmashtami and hoped thatpeople commit themselves to following the path of virtue and righteousness in thought, word and deed.
"I convey warm greetings and good wishes to all my fellow countrymen on the joyous occasion of Janmashtami. Lord Krishna's life and teachings emphasise the importance ofperforming one's duty without thought of reward, of differentpaths leading to the same goal and of the importance of ethical and moral values to society.
"On this auspicious day celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna, let us commit ourselves to following the path ofvirtue and righteousness in thought, word and deed," he said