IMPHAL: The Chief Minister N.Biren Singh, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Maharaja Sanajaoba Leishemba and the Ministers S. Rajen Singh, Awangbow Newmai, O.Henry, Satyabrata Singh and O. Lukhoi Singh have extended their heartiest greetings and warm wishes to the people of Manipur, India and abroad on the auspicious and joyous occasion of Diwali, and Ningol Chakkouba.
In his greeting message CM expressed that Diwali is the festival of light it symbolizes the victory of righteousness and lifting the spiritual darkness. The festival marks the return of Lord Rama to his kingdom Ayodhya after completing 14 years of exile.
As Diwali gives a significant message of evil being defeated by the good, we must try to eradicate evils like racism, violence and corruption from the society and create a positive atmosphere of goodwill, brotherhood and mutual understanding.
M.P of Rajya Sabha Maharaja Sanajaoba also stated that with the coming of this festive season and festival, all pains and fears of this pandemic Covid-19, enmity, hatred and darkness of minds may perish and the world of love, unity, peace, development and full of hopes come in the lives of every souls he added.
Minister S. Rajen Singh expressed that Diwali festival of lights, is one of the biggest festivals of the Hindus celebrated across the world and mainly in India. Diwali symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. As Prime Minister Narendra Modiji has already appealed, he himself also appealed to all to light a diya on Diwali as a salute to the soldiers guarding the nation on the borders. He wishes this festival rejuvenates and sustains all efforts of peace and progress and communal harmony for the upward mobility of the state.
The team wishes that this festival of light will be the harbinger of greater peace and prosperity for all and wishing a very happy Diwali 2020.