ITANAGAR, Aug 14 - Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig BD Mishra (retd) and Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday extended warm greetings to the people of the State on the eve of 72nd Independence Day.
In his message, the Governor said, �Today we rise and hold our heads high in the memory of the valiant sons and daughters of our motherland who got us the freedom from the centuries old colonial rule of the British.�
�Our freedom winners fought for better future for every Indian. With the same spirit, we must stand for freedom from corruption, poverty, discrimination and internal and external insecurity. We have to build an inclusive society, where the best interests of the people are served without any barrier of caste, creed, region, race, family and favouritism,� Mishra said.
In his message, the Chief Minister, while paying rich tributes to all those great souls whose struggles and sacrifices made India a free country, said: �Let us take a pledge today to stand united against corruption and all forces inimical to peace and tranquillity of the State and contribute for the sustainable development of Arunachal Pradesh.�