Gov, CM extend Boori Boot greetings

ITANAGAR, 5 Feb: Governor BD Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have in separate messages greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Boori Boot festival of the Nyishi community, and expressed hope that the festivity would promote amity and oneness among the people of the state.

“Boori Boot festival is an expression of traditional cultural practices, faith and belief system of our forebears.

This festival is celebrated as a mark of culture of coexistence, peace and harmony in the society. May these festive rituals invoke the spirit of Boori Boot and bless one and all with positivity, good health and prosperity,” Mishra said in a message.

Khandu in his message expressed optimism that the festival would “successfully invoke the almighty to usher in a new era of peace, progress and good health in the state.”

Both the governor and the chief minister appealed to the people to strictly observe Covid-appropriate behaviour. (Raj Bhavan & CM’s PR Cell)