Guv, CM greet people on Mahanavami, Dussehra

Srinagar: Governor N N Vohra has felicitated the people on the occasion of Mahanavami and Dussehra and hoped that both these auspicious festivals would be the harbingers of peace, progress and prosperity in the State. In his message of greetings, the Governor said that these festivals symbolize the triumph of virtue and righteousness over evil and darkness. He observed that these festivals, which are a glorious heritage of our pluralistic traditions, revive and strengthen the bonds of communal harmony, brotherhood and amity.
The Governor prayed for the well-being of the people of the State. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti also greeted the people of the State on occasion of Mahanavami. In her felicitation message, Mehbooba Mufti said that Jammu and Kashmir is known for its multi religious and multi cultural ethos. She said that the observance of festivals of different religions collectively by people here is a glorious tradition of the State and it also adds colour to such joyous occasions.
The Chief Minister has also prayed for wellbeing of people of the State. Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh in his message also greeted people of the State on occasion of Mahanavami.
In his felicitation message, Dr Singh said that celebrating festivals of different religions collectively has been the tradition, which also strengthens bonds of amity, and tolerance besides mutual brotherhood. Dr Singh hoped that festivities would also usher peace, prosperity in the State.