Governor N. N. Vohra has felicitated the people on Raksha Bandhan and expressed hope that this auspicious occasion would usher a new era of peace, amity, harmony, progress and prosperity in the State.
In his message of greetings, the Governor observed that Raksha Bandhan is a unique representation of India’s cultural ethos, symbolizing the special bonds between brothers and sisters. He said that this festival has a special significance for Jammu and Kashmir as the annual Amarnath Yatra concludes on this day and devotees pay obeisance at the Holy Cave Shrine on Shravan Purnima.
The Governor prayed for the well-being of the people of the state.
Meanwhile Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has also greeted people of the state on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
In her message, Mehbooba Mufti hoped that the occasion brings along an era of peace, prosperity, harmony and progress for the people of the State.
The Chief Minister said in Jammu & Kashmir Raksha Bandhan also marks the culmination of the annual Amarnath yatra which she said is a symbol of centuries’ old communal harmony and brotherhood. She hoped that this spirit of communal amity continues and further strengthens the bonds of amity among the people of the state.