Delhi Transport Corporation and Rajasthan Roadways have allowed the women to travel free in their buses today.
The President, Vice President and the Prime Minister have greeted the nation on the occasion.
Mrs. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil in her message said that this festival strengthens fraternal feeling and the spirit of kindness and goodwill in the society. She also called to work collectively for the well being of the people.
Mohammad Hamid Ansari in his message said that the festival promotes harmonious social life by reaffirming the faith of citizens in the traditional values of love and protection.
Dr. Manmohan Singh said that this unique festival fosters communit…