Governor, CM greet people on Janmashtami

Srinagar: Governor N N Vohra greeted the people on Janamashtami and expressed hope that this auspicious occasion would be a harbinger of peace, harmony, progress and prosperity in the State.
In his message of felicitations, the Governor observed that 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.
He observed that adherence to such values provides firm foundation for the functioning a harmonious society.
On this auspicious occasion, the Governor prayed for the well-being of the people of the State.
Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, has greeted people of the State on the occasion of Janmashtami.
Mehbooba Mufti expressed hope that this occasion will usher in an era of peace, harmony and prosperity in the State. She said that celebrating holy festivals in an atmosphere of amity and brotherhood has been a rich tradition of the State.
The Chief Minister has also prayed for wellbeing of the people of the state.
Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh also greeted the people of the state on the eve of Janamashtami and hoped that this auspicious occasion would be a harbinger of peace, harmony, progress and prosperity in J&K.
In his message, the Deputy Chief Minister said the teachings of Lord Krishna which have been enshrined in the Shrimad Bhagvad Gita exhort human beings to make every endeavor for the ultimate truth and to do one’s duty without caring for material gains. He said observance of such values provides firm foundation for a harmonious society.
On this auspicious occasion, the Deputy Chief Minister prayed for the well-being of the people of the State.