Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha Wednesday extended his greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the eve of Diwali.
In a message, Lt Governor said that Diwali, 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.
Chief Secretary, Arun Kumar Mehta, also extended Diwali greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
In his message on the eve of Diwali, the Chief Secretary said that the festival celebrates victory of good over evil, and inspires us to adopt the principles of truthfulness, and righteousness in our lives.
Mehta urged the people to celebrate a green and safe Diwali while abiding by the COVID-appropriate behaviour during the festivities.
Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has extended Diwali greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, all ranks of J-K police and government forces, and families of slain police personnel.
In a statement issued to a local news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Singh wished a blissful festival to all.
In his message, DGP said the Diwali festival symbolizes victory of light over darkness and good over evil.
He expressed hope that the festival will bring joy and happiness to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He also appealed the people to follow Covid appropriate behaviour and also Covid protocols while celebrating the festival—(KNO)