Panaji, December 24, 2012 … The Governor of Goa Shri Bharat Vir Wanchoo has extended his warmest greetings and best wishes to the people of Goa on the most auspicious and joyous occasion of Christmas.
The Governor says, on this very special day, we celebrate the Birthday of Lord Jesus Christ, whose eternal and most valuable message of love, peace, sacrifice, tolerance and brotherhood continues to influence and inspire the entire humanity. Our country is a proud inheritor of a secular society, where people belonging to different faiths have traditionally lived in harmony, amity, social solidarity and unity.
The celebration of religious and spiritual occasions like Christmas, have great relevance and importance in maintaining brotherhood and unity among the brethren of our country. Let us, therefore, on the auspicious eve of Christmas, take a vow to promote and practice the valuable message given to us by Lord Jesus Christ, which will make the human society happier and more peaceful to live in. May the celebrations of Christmas this year, bring renewed joy, lasting peace and greater prosperity to one and all he concluded.