14th Jan 2021 01:01:AM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Jan 13: Governor Brig. (Dr.) B. D. Mishra (Retd.) and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have conveyed their greetings to the people of the state on the festive occasions of Magh Bihu, Makar Sankranti, Uttarayan and Pongal.
The Governor also extended his good wishes to the people of Assam, where Bihu is celebrated as one of the most important cultural festivals. “I join the Magh Bihu celebrations and pray for a ‘prosperity heralding’ year for the region,” he said in his message. Extending his Makar Sankranti greetings, the Governor welcomed the devotees and pilgrims to Parasuram Kund and hoped the festive season and the year ahead will bring peace, happiness and prosperity for all. He also extended his greetings to the Tamil brethren living and serving in Arunachal Pradesh on the auspicious occasion of Pongal.
“As Hindu pilgrims and devotees will throng the holy site of Parashuram Kund in Lohit district to take a holy dip in  Lohit, Assamese and Tamil brethren will celebrate Magh Bihu and Pongal respectively,” the Chief Minister said in his message conveying the greetings.
While welcoming the pilgrims and devotees to Parashuram Kund, he expressed pride that hundreds of Tamils and Assamese have made Arunachal their second home and are contributing to the state's development. 

Kenter Joya Riba

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