Arunachal Governor B D Mishra, CM Pema Khandu convey Podi Barbi Greetings
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday extended their festival greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of Podi Barbi, the harvest festival of the Boh Bokar Ramo communities, a sub tribe of the Adis.
The governor in his message expressed hope that the festival would usher good harvest, prosperity and happiness in the society. Dr Mishra said that every tribal festival of the state offers a platform to showcase the unique cultural heritage of the indigenous communities and forms an essential adjunct to carry forward the tribe’s vibrant and rich customs and traditions.
“On this auspicious occasion, I offer my prayers to all mighty Donyi Polo for peace, amity and integration of the people of our state, the “governor added in his message.
Khandu in his message wished that the festival would usher in a bumper harvest, good health and harmony not only for the revellers but each and every tribe of the state. “I reiterate my appeal to one and all to preserve our rich culture and celebration of our indigenous festivals is one of the best ways in this direction. While competing with the outside world, let’s stay rooted to our culture and take pride in doing so,” the chief minister added in his message.