Preserve, protect Indigenous faiths: Arunachal Governor Brig (retd) Dr B D Mishra
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (retd) Dr B D Mishra on Friday exhorted the people of the state to preserve, protect and carry forward the indigenous faith for the future generations.
Inaugurating the three-day Guru Diwas celebration at Pasighat, the headquarters of East Siang district, the Governor while paying his respect to Talom Rukbo, the founder of Indigenous faiths movement in the state, termed him as the ‘Light of Arunachal Pradesh’, an official communiqué informed. The Governor also unveiled the 20-foot high statue of Golgi Bote Talom Rukbo on the occasion.
Mishra urged the people to carry forward the work of Rukbo to perceive the philosophy of indigenous faiths and preserve, protect, and progress it.
“Rukbo’s ideas were full of humanism, amity and open mindedness,” the governor said.
He said that in the best traditions of the indigenous faiths, great onus lies on the faith believers to promote all-round amity, cooperation and coexistence in the state. He advised the people to welcome those members of the communities who have distanced themselves.