Arunachal: Khandu extends Pongtu festival greetings

In a message this evening, Khandu said the Tutsa community is one of the most vibrant tribes of the state.


Itanagar

Chief Minister Pema Khandu today extended his best wishes to the people on the auspicious occasion of Pongtu festival, celebrated by the Tutsa community of Changlang district of the state.

In a message this evening, Khandu said the Tutsa community is one of the most vibrant tribes of the state and the joyous celebration of the colorful festival is a testimony to it.

He expressed optimism that the agricultural festival will successfully invoke the Almighty to usher in a new era of peace and progress in the state. While lauding the indigenous communities of the state for taking pride in their respective culture, he said celebration of festivals such as Pongtu is one proven way of preserving culture for posterity.

Khandu also expressed faith that while drums and dances would mark the day, people would not forget their responsibility and duty and come out in huge numbers to utilize their adult franchise.

Arunachal goes to simultaneous polls on April 11.

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