Festival greetings

ITANAGAR, Apr 24: Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have greeted the people, particularly Puroik and Tangsa communities on their Gumkum-Gumpa and Moh Mol Festivals respectively.

“May this Puroik festival further strengthen the spirit of harmony, prosperity, and brotherhood in our society, the governor wished in his message, adding “I join my Tangsa brethren in their prayers for bumper harvest, peace and amity. May ‘Nong Culture’ live long!”

“I wish my Tangsa brothers and sisters on the joyous occasion of Moh Mol that marks the end of sowing season and the end of toil and labour in the fields. I join you all on this joyous beginning of a fresh season and a time for merriment with great zeal and enthusiasm,” Khandu said in his message.

He offered prayers for a prosperous harvest season, and for wealth and longevity of the community.

“On Gumkum Gumpa, I reassure that no matter how large or small a community is, the Govt will equally treat all and see to it that fruits of development is equitably distributed to each community, each tribe and each district,” the CM said in his message and prayed for the departed souls as per Moh Mol tradition and expressed gratitude to them for passing on the rich cultural heritage to the next generation.(PROs)

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