Itanagar JAN 5: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) has extended his warm greetings to the people of the State on the auspicious occasion of Si Donyi Festival.
In his message, the Governor said that deeply rooted in our cultural ethos, this festival plays a significant role in defining the strong bond between the nature and the people. With its religious, cultural and emotional importance, Si Donyi is the most important festival of the Tagin Tribe. Blended with unique customs and traditions of the tribal communities, this festival is cherished by one and all.
On this joyous occasion, I join my Tagin brethren in offering prayers to Almighty Si Donyi and seek blessings for peace, harmony, good harvest good health and good luck for each one of us, the Governor said.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu has extended warm wishes on the festive occasion of Si Donyi.
In his message Khandu said “Ours is a distinct state with several tribes and communities residing side by side for ages and maintaining their own unique indigenous culture and traditions. Despite our varied diversity, we as Arunachalees are united and take pride in our indigenous cultural heritage. This cultural mosaic has to be maintained, preserved and propagated at all costs while keeping intact our unity in diversity. I believe the Si-Donyi celebration would prove a major catalyst towards achieving this goal”. Khandu also called the youths to inherit the ageold rich cultural heritage for its preservation.
He prayed Almighty Si Donyi to bless the state with peace, communal harmony, prosperity, happiness and good health for all.