14th Apr 2018 12:04:AM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Apr 13:Governor BD Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have extended warm greetings to the people of the State on the auspicious occasion of Sangken, the New Year festival of the Tai Khamptis,

In his festival message, the Governor said that Sangken festival is the occasion to bathe the images of Lord Buddha ceremoniously. This also heralds the New Year and people sprinkle water on each other in joy and merriment.

On this sacred occasion, I offer my prayer to Lord Buddha to bless each one of us with his choicest blessing. May this festival of our Khampti brethren bind each one of us in fraternal love, goodwill and cooperation, the Governor wished in his message.

Joining the pious New Year festival of the Tai Khamptis, Khandu wished them a prosperous and healthy new year.

“Sangken, the festival of purity and holy water, is not only an occasion to celebrate but also to put into practice the teachings of Lord Buddha, which is compassion, love and peace,” Khandu said in a message here this evening.

He urged people of all faith and following to join their Khampti brethrens in celebrating their most important festival of the year.

“Let this celebration be another knot in the bond of our unity in diversity,” Khandu added.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
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