Jammu, Apr 12 UNI | 3 months ago

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today greeted people of the state on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti-- the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira.

In a message of felicitations, Governor described Lord Mahavira as an apostle of truth and righteousness. He said that the best way to observe such auspicious occasions is to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood, amity, harmony and secular ethos for which Jammu and Kashmir has been known since centuries past.

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister in his message said that State has a rich tradition of celebrating festivals and holy occasions in unity and amity.

''All of us should contribute to further strengthen this trait,'' he said adding that these occasions provide us opportunity to fortify love bonds between one another and nurture communal harmony and brotherhood in the State.

The Chief Minister prayed for peace, prosperity and progress for the State and the Country.

(Posted on 13-04-2014)