October 22, 2014 … Chief Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar has extended greetings to all the people of the state on the occasion of Diwali and have wished them a happy and prosperous life.
Chief Minister in his message has said that Diwali, the festival of lights, is a symbol of prosperity. It inspires us towards the path of truth and as well as popularises the ideals of national unity and cohesion. Diwali, he said has a special importance in our culture, as it is a symbol of social harmony and mutual brotherhood.
Shri Parrikar said, on this solemn occasion, let the lamp of compassion, love and righteousness be illuminated. The festival of lights provide us the inspiration to fight against all odds and move forward on the path of progress and prosperity, he added.