Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Aug 11: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has extended his warm greetings to the people of J&K on the auspicious occasion of Shree Krishna Janamashtami.
In his message of greetings, the Lt Governor observed that Lord Krishna was an epitome of virtues like “selflessness, truth and justice” and this festival is the celebration of life and teachings of Lord Krishna enshrined in Shrimad Bhagvad Gita, which inculcates in us the spirit of selfless service and righteousness towards building a harmonious society.
The Lt Governor hoped that this auspicious occasion would further strengthen the social harmony and amity in J&K.
He urged the people to celebrate the festival in adherence to all the SOP’s and guidelines issued by the Administration.
He prayed for the peace and prosperity in the UT and extended his best wishes for the well-being of the people of J&K.
Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar while extending his greetings said that Lord Krishna’s message of standing up for righteousness against evil, working for universal well-being and focusing on responsibilities rather than rewards is inspiring for all.
Advisor Bhatnagar appealed the people to follow necessary guidelines put in view of the global pandemic of the COVID 19 while celebrating the occasion and advised them to strictly follow the concept of Social distancing.
Advisor Farooq Khan in his message maintained that the life and teachings of Lord Krishna have a universal message as they signify the triumph of virtue over vice and righteousness over evil.
The Advisor also prayed for the peace, progress and prosperity of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Advisor Baseer Khan said that the festival celebrates the life and eternal teachings of Lord Krishna like discipline, knowledge, and selfless action.
He added that on this occasion, we should rededicate ourselves to the teachings of Lord Krishna and work for the creation of a peaceful, harmonious and enlightened society.
Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam in his message said that Lord Krishna’s teachings of harmony and righteousness have guided our nation towards peaceful co-existence, adding that the festival celebrates the spirit of selfless service.
He urged people to take precautions, maintain social distance and follow safety protocols during festivities and celebrations in these difficult times of COVID-19 pandemic.