Dimapur, October 16: Governor of Nagaland P B Acharya has conveyed his greetings and best wishes to the people of the State on the occasion of Durga Puja and Dussehra.
In his message, Governor Acharya said that Maa Durga is perhaps the most widely worshipped deity of Shakti.
Durga means one who is difficult to approach, however, since she is the mother of the universe, she is the personification of tender love, wealth, power, beauty and all virtues.
The festival signifies virtue to fight against all evils and the triumph of righteousness over evil,” said the Governor in his message. The festival embodies the power ethical and moral value systems that are embedded in our culture and tradition, he added
The Governor also said that it is the foundation for peace, prosperity and amity in the society and hope that Durga Puja and Dussehra will “inspire all to follow the path of virtue and usher in place and happiness”.
He also called upon the people to pay obeisance to Mother Durga and enjoy the festivals of Durga Puja and Dussehra in the true spirit of peace, joy and brotherhood.
Advisor, Department of Power Tovihoto Ayemi greeted the Hindu community of Dimapur on the occasion of Durga Puja and wished that peace and prosperity is ushered in for all denizens.
He said Durga Puja is a major festival which is celebrated with huge enthusiasm and festivity with different rituals. Apart from the festivity, Durga Puja plays an important role in creating unity and communal harmony.
He also urged upon every to continue to maintain the heritage of communal harmony and together take the society towards overall advancement.
(Page News Service)