GANGTOK, Oct 5 - Chief Minister PS Tamang has greeted the people of Sikkim on the occasion of Durga Puja, which is also called Dasain in the State.
In his message, the Chief Minister stated that Durga Puja is a festival �that cherishes the love that we feel for daughters in our families�. It symbolises feminine energy, empowerment and determination. �Let it further our resolve to build a society in which every woman is able to achieve her true potential and be an equal stakeholder in every avenue of human achievement,� Tamang added. The Chief Minister hoped that the festival would spread the message of peace, prosperity and goodwill among the people.
The Dasain festival is celebrated by the majority Hindu and some Buddhist Nepali communities of Sikkim.