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Guv’, CM, Speaker, IGAR(S) among others wishes people on Ningol Chakkouba and Kut Festival

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Imphal, Oct 31: Manipur Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi, Speaker of the Manipur Legislative Assembly Th. Lokeshwar, IGAR (South) Major General VS Sreenivas, among others wishes the people of state on occasion of Ningol Chakkouba and Kut festival to be celebrated tomorrow.
Ningol Chakkouba is the grandest festival for Meitei community but now is embraced by each and every communities in the state while Kut Festival is the biggest festival of the Kuki-Chin Mizo people of the state.
In her message, the governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla while greeting the people of the state wished the people to celebrate both the festival with the spirit of peaceful co-existence among the people of the state.
“Many this year’s Ningol Chakkouba, one of the biggest social festivals of Manipue bring the real meaning of love and bond of unity among all ethnic communities of Manipur”, the Governor said in her message. She further wishes full of respect to all women to be respected by not committing any crime against them.
“Let this festival herald an era of progress and prosperity in the region and promote unity, integrity and peaceful coexistence of all communities in the state.
I extend my heartiest greetings to the people of Manipur, especially the Kuki-Mizo-Chin brethren on this joyous and auspicious occasion of Kut Festival, 2016.
On Kut festival, the governor said that the festival is celebrated as a thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest and it is one of the most important festivals of not only the Kuki-Mizo-Chin groups but of the entire State.
“Kut is held during autumn and this festival provides an opportunity to make merry and also to introspect on our past and plan for the future. This Festival will certainly spread the message of peace, love, communal harmony, friendship and brotherhood amongst the different communities in the North-East and especially in Manipur. Let this traditional festival spread the message of peaceful co-existence for a better Manipur”, the governor said.
In his Ningol Chakkouba message, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi wishes the festival to symbolise the unbreakable bond of love between brothers and sisters and the care and affection of the parents for their daughters. Though the festival is originally observed by the Meitei community, the celebration now extends to other communities and tribes in Manipur thereby reinforcing unity amidst diversity in the State. The festival promotes the feeling of peaceful coexistence and harmonious social life by reaffirming our faith in the traditional values of love and protection.
 On Kut festival, the Chief Minister calls on people to celebrate the festival with the real spirit of love.
“The spirit of Kut festival is all about sharing, understanding, harmonious co-existence, cooperation and merriment. While extending my heartiest greetings and best wishes to all on the occasion, I also hope and pray that the festival will spread the message of love, peace and brotherhood amongst all communities living in the state”, said Okram Ibobi.
Speaker of the Manipur legislative Assembly Th. Lokeshwar also wished the people of the state on ningol Chakkouba and Kut festival. In his message, the Speaker appealed the people of the state to celebrate both the festival with the spirit of love, unity and friendship. He appealed people of the state to celebrate the festival with ethos to restore peace and harmony in the state.
Major General VS Sreenivas, VSM**, IG AR (South) and All Ranks of Assam Rifles also extended warm greetings and best wishes to the people of Manipur on the auspicious occasion of NINGOL CHAKKOUBA and ‘KUT Festival’. IGAR (South) expresses hope that the festival will herald an era of progress and prosperity in the region and promote unity, integrity and peaceful coexistence of all communities in the state.
The festival will be celebrated in its true spirit and will reaffirm our resolve to strengthen peaceful co-existence among various ethnic groups in the age-old glorious tradition of the people of the state, the IGAR (South) statement added.

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