"Christmas greetings to everyone! We recall the life and noble teachings of Jesus Christ, which placed topmost emphasis on service, kindness and humility. May everyone be healthy and prosperous. May there be harmony all around," wrote Narendra Modi in a tweet.
President Ram Nath Kovind too shared his greetings on the occasion and urged the citizens to resolve to build a society based on the values of justice and liberty by adopting the ideals and teachings of Jesus Christ in their lives.
In a message, the President has said, "On the auspicious occasion of Christmas, I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to all the fellow citizens, especially our Christian brothers and sisters."
Meanwhile, Omicron, the new coronavirus strain has disrupted holiday travel during the festive weekend, with tracking websites reporting over 2,300 flight cancellations around the world.
Several states in the country, including capital Delhi, have banned Christmas celebrations in view of a rise in Omicron cases.