Chindang Festival greetings

ITANAGAR, Oct 14: Governor BD Mishra has conveyed his warm greetings to the people of the state on the festive occasion of Chindang.
In his message, the Governor said that indigenous festivals have always connected the people with nature.
During these festivities, offering of prayers and performance of rituals are done in the praise of the heavenly bodies and the natural objects like the Sun, Moon, mountains, rivers, and forest to seek blessings for the well-being of mankind and for good harvest.
“These practices of our indigenous communities are extremely relevant even today. It immensely helps in maintaining and preserving our environment for the present and future generations,” the governor emphasized.
“On this joyous occasion, I join my Sajolang brethren in offering prayers to the Almighty for wellbeing of all,” the governor said in his message.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu has conveyed his best wishes to the people on the auspicious occasion of Chindang festival of the Sajolang community.
On the eve of the festival, Pema specifically greeted members of the Sajolang community of East and West Kameng districts and wished them a joyous celebration of the agro-based indigenous festival.
“Every citizen of the state, irrespective of tribe, religion and community, join our Sajolang brethrens in celebrating Chindang and seek blessings of the Almighty for peace, prosperity and good health of our people,” Pema said in a message here this evening.
He reminded everyone that preservation of traditions and culture is of utmost significance in today’s world as several indigenous tribes in the world have lost their roots and disappeared owing to rapid modernization.