Governor, CM appeal for pollution-free Diwali

ITANAGAR, Oct 18: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Dr, B D Mishra and Chief Minister extended their greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of Diwali.
In his message, the Governor said that the festival of lights celebrates the triumph of righteousness and victory of good over evil within every human being.
Reposing his faith that people of Arunachal Pradesh will maintain the Swachh Bharat spirit during the celebration, the Governor has appealed to all to avoid pollution to the pristine environment of the state.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu also hoped that the festival of lights would light up the lives of each Arunachalee and usher Arunachal Pradesh into a brighter tomorrow.
He appealed to the people not to get carried away with the celebrations and maintain caution while lighting lamps and crackers.
He also requested elders and parents to take care of children, besides upholding the sanctity of the festival by not infringing into others rights by crackers and loud noise.
“This is a festival to enjoy with everybody. Let’s make this Diwali safer, pollution free and a celebration of our unity amidst our diversity,” he appealed.