In his address to the nation on the eve of 74th Independence Day, the President said that Mahatma Gandhi's quest for equality and justice is the mantra for the Republic.
Broadcast of the address in Hindi and English on Doordarshan will be followed by broadcast in regional languages by regional channels of Doordarshan.
Sinha, an IAS officer has previously served as secretary in the ministries of finance and home He was Minister of State for Railways.
Earlier today Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and several other leaders also condoled the demise of Madhya Pradesh Governor.
This was the second time that the credentials' presentation in Rashtrapati Bhavan happened through video conference in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The meeting comes after the PM Modi had visited Leh earlier this week and addressed soldiers following the June 15 clashes in the higher reaches of that region with Chinese troops in which 20 army personnel sacrificed their lives for the nation.
The International Yoga Day was proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27, 2014.
Addressing the envoys, Kovind said that the COVID-19 pandemic posed an unprecedented challenge to the global community and the crisis called for greater global cooperation.
I am confident that the administration is doing everything possible to bring the situation under control at the earliest, said President Ram Nath Kovind.