ITANAGAR, April 14: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) has conveyed warm greetings to people of the State on the festive occasion of Bohag Bihu. On behalf of the people of Arunachal Pradesh, he also extended his best wishes to the people of Assam.
In his message, the Governor said that coinciding with Longte festival of the Nyishi Tribe and the Vaisakhi festival of many others, Bohag Bihu marks the arrival of spring and the new agricultural season. Bihu, basically being a harvest festival, the celebrations center around the delicious food preparations with newly harvested rice. Bohag Bihu ushers in happy sowing carnival and sets in merriment amongst the people which culminates with prayers to God for good crop. I am sanguine that the sanctity of Bohag Bihu will positively bring tranquility, amity and harmony in the society, the Governor said.
May this Bohag Bihu herald peace and prosperity in the whole of our State and cement new era of harmonious relations and amicable coexistence amongst the citizens, the Governor wished in his message.