ITANAGAR, 31 Jan: Chief minister Pema Khandu and Governor B.D Mishra have greeted the people on the occasion of Reh festival of the Idu-Mishmi community.
In his message, Khandu said, “Reh symbolizes the essence of the Idu-Mishmi community and it’s praiseworthy that they celebrate it with great pomp and traditional fervor every year.”
He prayed divine mother ‘Nanyi Inyitaya’ to shower her choicest blessings on the people and the land for good health and prosperity.
The chief minister also said that ‘the fight against Covid-19 is not yet over and we should still adhere to all the safety protocols.’
‘May this Reh further our resolve to peace, harmony and prosperity and ward away the pandemic once and forever,’ Khandu added.
In his message, the Governor said that Idu-Mishmi tribe is one of the most culturally rich tribes of Arunachal Pradesh.
Their age-old traditions and ethnicity are unique and extraordinary.
‘I am sanguine that the celebration of this festival will help in further propagating and preserving the cultural identity of the tribe,’ he said.
‘On this sacred occasion, I join my Idu-Mishmi people in offering our prayers to Divine Mother ‘Nanyi Initaya’ to evoke her choicest blessings,’ the Governor added.