Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan and extended new year greeting to each other on Monday.

Kovind also received greeting on new year’s day from general public at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Earlier in the day, Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wished the nation on the occasion of New Year.

“Happy New Year to everybody. May 2018 bring laughter, friendship and prosperity to all our families, to our country and to our unique and beautiful planet,” Kovind tweeted.