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Governor greets people on Holi, Nauroz 

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JAMMU, MARCH 20: Governor Satya Pal Malik has greeted people on ‘Holi’, the Spring festival of colours and witness to agricultural fields filled with crops promising a good harvest to the farmers.

In his message of felicitations, the Governor observed that the celebration of festivals, a valuable part of our rich cultural heritage, strengthens the bonds of brotherhood and amity. He expressed the hope that this Holi would spread happiness and joy all around and promote harmony.

Wishing a happy Holi to the people, Governor prayed for their well-being and prosperity.

Meanwhile, Malik conveyed his greetings on the auspicious occasion of Nauroz, which is also observed as ‘World Arbour Day’.

In his message of felicitations, the Governor observed that this festival has important cultural and religious significance and appealed to one and all to join hands got planting trees to save our rapidly deteriorating environment.

The Governor hoped that this auspicious day will be the harbinger of peace, progress and prosperity in the State.

Meanwhile, in a separate statement Governor Satya Pal Malik has congratulated Irfan Ramzan Sheikh on being awarded ‘Shaurya Chakra’, the third highest peacetime decoration of India, for fighting militants who attacked his house in Kashmir.

The Governor observed that the courage with which Irfan fought militants is exemplary and will always be an inspiration for people to defeat ill designs of elements inimical to peace and harmony in the society.