Arunachal Pradesh Governor, Chief Minister extend Diwali greetings
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday extended their wishes to the people of the state on the occasion of Diwali, the Festival of Lights.
The Governor in his festival greetings wished that the festive season and the year that lies ahead be a harbinger of peace, happiness, joy and prosperity. He said that Deepavali, the festival of lights inspires us all to move from darkness to light and from poverty to prosperity.
May the lamps of compassion, kindness, love and righteousness be lit in our mind and heart. Let good thoughts motivate us all to fight corruption, nepotism, and ill will. We must unite and move on the path of progress and development, he said. The Chief Minister while welcoming the season of festivals, expressed hope that Deepawali would usher in a future of lights and hope for the people of Arunachal Pradesh. “This Diwali, let’s all light up our lives with bright ideas, innovative steps and brotherly feeling for all. Let the light we light this Diwali light up our future,” he said in a message here.
Khandu called upon all, irrespective of religious affiliations, to inculcate the message of Deepawali into their thoughts and lives, which is ‘victory of truth over evil’ and ‘victory of light over darkness’.