LG, DGP, other officials extend Diwali greetings to people
Jammu: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Deepawali.
In a message, the LG said: “On the joyous occasion of Deepawali, I convey my warm greetings and good wishes to all the citizens”.
“Deepawali, the festival of lights, is an occasion to share joy and festivity across all faiths and cultures. The Diyas of Deepawali signify the end of ignorance, triumph of good over evil, hope over despair, and inspire us to fight the darkness in all spheres of life.
May this Deepawali usher in prosperity and happiness to all and illuminate the path of progress and well-being,” the LG said.
Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar has extended his greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the auspicious occasion of Diwali- ‘Festival of Lights’.
In his greeting message, Advisor Bhatnagar said that this festival symbolises victory of good over evil and persuades us to fight darkness in all spheres of life.
The Advisor added that this ‘Festival of Lights’ will strengthen the bonds of friendship and communal harmony among the people of our great country for which we are known across the globe.
The Advisor also prayed for peace, progress and prosperity of the entire Jammu and Kashmir.
In his message, the Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta said that Diwali is an occasion that serves to remove darkness and ignorance from our lives and fill it with positivity and enthusiasm. It is an occasion to eradicate evil from our society and embrace a virtuous lifestyle. People come together for its celebrations irrespective of caste or class of the society and it is an integral part of our culture.
He maintained that the national festivals like Diwali have played a vital role in promoting solidarity, national unity and love and friendship amongst the people.
He prayed that this Diwali be celebrated by the people with renewed joy, enthusiasm and hope. He observed that the festival of Diwali should inspire us to follow the path of righteousness and share our joy with our fellow citizens. He wished the people of J&K good health, prosperity and happiness.
Director General of Police R.R. Swain, in his message, said, the Diwali festival symbolizes victory of light over darkness and good over evil.
He has expressed hope that this joyous occasion brings happiness, peace and prosperity to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Praying for peace and prosperity of Jammu and Kashmir, on this festival of lights, Swain has conveyed to all officers and field personnel that he wanted to meet and greet each one including the SPOs for their hard work and dedication.
“Knowing well that it is not practically possible, he said, he would visit remote locations with the spirit of Deepawali in heart, the festival of good over evil and address difficulties of officials on the spot, as also of common citizens. We hope the festival of lights fill your hearts with joy, peace and happiness,” the DGP said.