ITANAGAR, Sep 3: Governor P B Acharya on Sunday visited Golgii Bote Donyi Polo Ganggiing, near Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum, Itanagar and joined the Adi community in paying obeisance at the Donyi Polo altar and distributed fruits in the weekly prayer meeting.
Interacting with the Donyi Polo faith believers, the Governor conveyed his appreciation for organising regular prayer meetings on the chosen day of the week. He exhorted them to preserve the rich cultural values in the faith and sustain it.
The Governor emphasised on maintaining sanctity, discipline, reverence and respect for other faiths and Swachhta (Cleanliness) in and around the place of worship. He also called upon the people from all faiths and religions with similar beliefs, traditions and values to come together and participate in each other’s festivals and prayer meetings.
Meanwhile, an indigenous faith prayer meeting was also organised in the Vivekananda Hall at the Raj Bhavan here on Sunday, where members of Golgii Bote Donyi Polo Ganggiing, Itanagar, led by its President Talom Dupak, ADC, Capital Complex and Engineer Kaling Tateh conducted the congregation.
Governor P B Acharya attended the prayer meeting along with Raj Bhavan officials.
Believers of Donyi Polo faith and members of Society for Festival of Adis and Adi Galo Heritage Society were also present on the occasion. (PRO to Governor)