Imphal, 24 December 2017 ( Evening News ) : Governor Dr Najma Heptulla, chief minister Nongthombam Biren, deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar and several ministers have greeted the people of Manipur on the eve of Christmas. In her message the governor said Lord Jesus was a true messenager of the almighty sent with the objective to bring a new world based on truth, humility, sacrifice, eqaulity, compassion and peace. She said she joins the celebration and wishes the people a very merry christmas.
Chief minister Nongthombam Biren in his message said christmas is celebrated with gaiety and fervour to mark the birth of Lord Jesus Christ. He wished that the festival brings peace, harmony and prosperity in the state.
Deputy chief minister Yumanm Joykumar also greeted the people on the occasion of christmas. In his message
Joykumar said Lord Jesus spread the message of peace, love and harmony to mankind and he sacrificed his life for the cause of mankind. He wished that the festival brings peace, harmony and harmony to the people of Manipur.
Works minister Thongam Biswajit in his christmas message said Christmas is celebrated cutting across religion, caste and creed and is a unifying agent. He hoped that the festival brings trust among communities living in the state.
MAHUT Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar also greeted the people especially the Christians on the eve of the festival.In his Christmas greeting, consumer affairs, food and public distribution minister Karam Shyam said as the world lights candles for Christmas this year, may the light of love, kindness and compassion glos in every heart and may peace and goodwill prevail in the midst of people.
Christmas carols were sung at the Raj Bhavan yesterday. Members of City Church, ECA, New Lambulane Imphal and children sang carols at Raj Bhavan.