Moh Mol and Gumkum Gumpa greetings

ITANAGAR, Apr 24: Arunachal Pradesh Governor BD Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have both greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Moh Mol and Gumkum Gumpa,the festivals of the Tangsa and the Puroik communities, respectively.
The governor in his message expressed hope that the festival will usher in harmony, amity and prosperity in the state.
“On this festive occasion, I join my Tangsa brethren in offering our prayers for bumper harvest, peace and amity. May ‘Nong culture’ live long,” the governor wished.
He further said that the Puroik community’s Gumkum Gumpa festival is a celebration of progress.
“It identifies the Puroik community and connects with the reunion and collective resettlement of the community in consonance with the march of time. I am sanguine that the community, led by its elders and buttressed by its youth will blossom with a new beginning made possible by the present generation of the community for the benefit of its next generation,” he said.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu in his festival message said, “I wish my Tangsa brothers and sisters on the joyous occasion of Moh Mol that marks the end of sowing season and the end of toil and labour in the fields. I join you all on this joyous beginning of a fresh season and a time for merriment with great zeal and enthusiasm.”
He also greeted the members of the Puroik community and reaffirmed the commitment of the state government in upliftment and welfare of each community of the state.
“On Gumkum Gumpa, I reassure that no matter how large or small a community is, the government will equally treat all and see to it that fruits of development are equitably distributed to each community, each tribe and each district,” Khandu added.(Raj Bhawan/CMO)