Arunachal Governor BD Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu felicitated the people on Raksha Bandhan and expressed hope that the auspicious occasion would usher a new era of peace, harmony, progress and prosperity in the state.
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) has extended his warm greetings to the people of the State on the joyous occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
In his message, the Governor said that ‘Raksha Bandhan’ symbolizes a sacred social ‘bond of protection’. This traditional duty of protection, of the sisters by the brothers and, in equal terms, protection of the womenfolk by the men, with brotherly emotions, is unique to our civilization and national culture.
Raksha Bandhan is a celebration of humanism, responsibility and sanctity of relationship. This day siblings, pray for each others’ well being and wish for each others’ safety and happiness. I wish that this festival continue to reinforce the endearing affection among all communities and the folds, he further said.
Let there be a collective endeavour to work for the safety and empowerment of the women, the Governor appealed.
Let us pray that this auspicious day strengthens the goodwill among all strata of society and causes only good news to be said and heard by one and all from all nooks and corners of the Nation, the Governor wished.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu has conveyed his heartiest greetings on occasion of Rakshabandhan festival to be celebrated across the country on Sunday.
In a message here today, Khandu reiterated that sibling love is one of the strongest and lasts a lifetime, which our culture acknowledged since ancient times.
“Rakshabandhan is not only a reiteration of the love between a brother and sister but is symbolic of the love and respect each should have for their fellow human beings,” he said.
The Chief Minister expressed hope that the message of human bonding and love would gather better significance this festival of Rakhi and thus build a better and peaceful world.