Puducherry, Nov 12 : Puducherry Lt Governor Iqbal Singh and Chief Minister N Rangasamy today greeted the people on Diwali. In his message, the Lt Governor said Diwali was a unique festival that was celebrated with great fervour and gaity across the country.
"This is one festival whwere people across the country give expressions to their happiness by lighting lamps and bursting crackers, decorating their houses and inviting their near and dear ones to their households. This festival brings to limelight the importance of light which is recognized as a gift of God and a methaphor of knowledge. The festival is a moment to reckon this gift of god," he added.
In his message, Chief Minister N Rangasamy greeted the people and said "let the festival remove the darkness of ignorance from the people and help to develop unity and harmony among them." Union Minister of state for Prime Minister's Office V Narayansamy, cabinet colleagues of Mr Rangasamy and diffeent political party leaders greeted the people on the occasion.