IMPHAL: The newly elected MP, Maharaja Sanajaoba Leishemba, CM Biren, Governor Najma Heptulla and Works Minister Th. Biswajit have extended greetings and wishes to the people of Manipur on the auspicious occasion of Krishna Janmashtami.
Extending his warm greetings and best wishes to all Hindu brothers and sisters across the nation, the Rajya Sabha MP wished that this particular occasion will bring peace, harmony, prosperity, love and understanding among all of us and let’s stand together in fighting this pandemic Covid.
CM Biren also extended his warm greetings and good wishes to the people of the state especially our Hindu brothers and sisters on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami. As per Hindu calendar this year, the 5247th birth anniversary of LK will be celebrated, the CM said.
Lord Krishna is considered the 8th incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Followers of Hindu believe that he was born in this world to help people rid of evil elements, Biren said adding that on this auspicious day celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna, let us strive to free our minds and deeds of evil and fill them with compassion, sharing and love.
Extending her greetings, Governor Najma Heptulla said the guidance to Lord Krishna to Arjun in the battle symbolizes the essence of truth and will forever remain the guiding principle of mankind.
On this day, let us remind ourselves of the teachings of Lord Krishna and propagate love and affection for all and usher in an area of peace and prosperity, the Governor wished.
Works Minster Th. Biswajit also extended his warm greetings and best wishes stating that Janmashtami reminds us of the eternal message of Lord Sri Krishna through Bhagvad Gita, affirming the foundation for building a harmonious society.
This auspicious occasion would be an harbinger of peace, progress and prosperity and further strengthen the bonds of brotherhood, amity and harmony in both the State. The divine message of Lord Krishna, enshrined in the Shrimad Bhagvad Gita, exhorts mankind to strive for the ultimate truth and to do one’s duty to the best of one’s ability without being concerned about the benefits to be gained, the Minister said.
This year, the COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted the entire world, presenting an unprecedented challenge before us all. Let this festival once again inspire the people in our collective fight to defeat this pandemic, the Minister maintained.
Let us, once again pledge to contain the spread of the disease by following SOP like maintaining social distancing, wearing mask, avoiding large gathering in the larger interest of the people and the state, the Works Minister said.