Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi greeted the people of Assam a happy Rongali Bihu and Assamese New Year.
In a message on Saturday, Governor Prof Mukhi said, that Rongali Bihu is the most celebrated festival which is very close to the heart of Assamese society.
He also said, “The colourful festival which marks the beginning of the Assamese New Year and heralds the advent of sowing season, prompts us to return to our essence which is our nature and celebrate our unity showcasing our diversities.”
Bihu is the hallmark of the festive spirit and the joyous nature of the Assamese mind, body and soul which marks the hospitality of the Assamese people, their love and affection towards humanity and of course the nature.
“I hope the celebrations of Rongali Bihu usher in peace, prosperity and plenty in Assam and creates an opportunity for the people of Assam to come closer to the nature and work for a greener Assam,” the Governor added.
Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal extended his greetings to the people of Assam on the occasion of Rongali Bihu and Assamese New Year.
In a statement, chief minister Sonowal said, “Rongali Bihu is a festival which constitutes the life line of the people of Assam and the crux of the composite culture of the State.
This Bihu is the harbinger of new hope and possibility and its celebration reinforces our age-old bond of unity and camaraderie. May the Rongali Bihu usher a new era of peace, prosperity and progress for all sections of people of the State.”
Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio also wished the people of Assam on the occasion of Rongali Bihu.
Rio wrote in his official Twitter handle:
‘Greetings to the people of Assam on the occasion of Rongali Bihu. May the New Year bring peace, prosperity and happiness to all.’
— Neiphiu Rio (@Neiphiu_Rio) April 14, 2019