ITANAGAR, Aug 31: Governor, PB Acharya and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have extended greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of Solung festival.
In his message the Governor said that Solung festival is the embodiment of the Adi way of socio-cultural and religious life. The community celebrates the festival with traditional fervour since time immemorial to appease many deities for bumper harvest of crops, welfare of domestic animals and peace, prosperity and well being of mankind as a whole.
‘On this auspicious occasion, I join my Adi brethren in offering prayers to Almighty Donyi Polo for peace and socio-economic well being of all’, the Governor said in his message.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu in his message said, ‘Despite our varied diversity, we as Arunachalees are united and take pride in our indigenous cultural heritage. This cultural mosaic has to be maintained, preserved and propagated at all costs while keeping intact our unity in diversity’. (PRO to Governor/CMO)