A fringe group in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh had on December 17 issued a circular and threatened the management of all city schools against celebrating Christmas saying, if they did so, it would be "at their own risk".
When asked about it, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said an advisory has been issued to all the states so that there is no law and order issue. He also conveyed his greetings to the nation on Christmas.
"Any festival, whether it is Christmas, Ramzaan, Holi or Diwali, should be celebrated without any problems. Strict action would be taken if anyone tries to create ruckus during the festivals," Rajnath Singh said on the sidelines of the 54th anniversary parade of the Sashastra Seema Bal or SSB in Delhi.
"I believe that all people irrespective of any religion should celebrate each other's festivals in its true spirit with full enthusiasm," Mr Singh said.
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