New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Phew! 2020 has finally ended and we can hope that our lives will improve soon with the beginning of 2021. In 2020, humanity had to face several crisis, including the dreadful COVID-19 pandemic that claimed millions of lives across the world.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, people across the world have been forced to stay inside their homes. The new strain of the infection, which was recently discovered in the United Kingdom (UK), has also affected new year's celebrations as people are forced to confine themselves at their homes. As many people are stuck inside their homes, they took to Twitter to share how they are celebrating 2021.

Here are some of the pictures on how people are celebrating the new year 2021 amid coronavirus pandemic:

Meanwhile, several celebrities and politicians took to Twitter to wish people on the occasion of the new year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to the nation on the new year and said, "wishing you a happy 2021!, May this year bring good health, joy and prosperity. May the spirit of hope and wellness prevail".

President Ram Nath Kovind also extended greetings to the nation on the new year and expressed hope that the people of the country will move ahead with renewed energy to achieve the common goal of the country's progress.

"Happy New Year everyone! New Year provides an opportunity to make a fresh beginning and resolve for individual and collective development. Challenges arising out of COVID-19 situation strengthen our determination to move forward unitedly," the official Twitter account of Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted.

"Let us continue to work together for creating an inclusive society filled with the spirit of love and compassion that promotes peace and goodwill. May all of you remain safe and healthy, and march ahead with renewed energy to achieve the common goal of our nation's progress," Rashtrapati Bhavan said in another tweet.

Meanwhile, Vice President Naidu tweeted, "I convey my warm greetings and best wishes to all our citizens as we step into the New Year 2021".

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma