Jammu: Lieutenant Governor,Manoj Sinha, his advisors Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar and Farooq Ahmad Khan and Chief Secretary A K Mehta on Wednesday extended their greetings in separate statements of felicitations to the people of Jammu Kashmir on the eve of Diwali.
In his message of Greeting , Lt Governor Manoj Sinha said that Deepawali, the festival of lights is a harbinger of joy, happiness and prosperity.“It is a celebration of the triumph of light over darkness and of hope over despair. The festival celebrates the victory of good over evil and reflects the true spirit of our composite culture.”“May this joyous occasion bring joy, happiness, peace and prosperity to the people,” Lt Governor added.
While extending their greetings to people on the eve of Diwali, the Advisors to Lt Governor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar and Farooq Ahmad Khan said this festival symbolizes the triumph of truth and righteousness over falsehood and of good over evil and highlights the ethos and high values of the country’s civilizational history.The Advisors hoped that the Festival of Lights would be harbinger of peace, progress and prosperity for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
In his message of Greeting on the eve of Diwali, Chief Secretary Dr A K Mehta said that the festival celebrates victory of good over evil, and inspires us to adopt the principles of truthfulness, and righteousness in our lives. Dr. Mehta urged the people to celebrate a green and safe Diwali while abiding by the COVID-appropriate behaviour during the festivities.