Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Holi.
He said the festival of colours marks the onset of warmer season and victory of good over evil.
In a message Prof Mukhi said, “I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of Assam in particular and the country in general on the auspicious occasion of Holi – the festival of colours. May this festival bring peace, harmony, prosperity and happiness in our lives.”
Prof Mukhi also said the colours of Holi reflect the State’s diversity and multi-cultural heritage.
“I hope the festival becomes a harbinger of joy, happiness and merriment for all cutting across all religion, caste, creed and ethnicity,” he said.
“I also hope that the colours of Holi help everybody to overcome seasonal aliments and lead people to become healthy and wealthy,” he added.
“I at the same time request the people to celebrate the festival carefully especially in the wake of reported spread of coronavirus”, the Governor also said.