15th Apr 2024 09:04:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Apr 15: In the spirit of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ and promoting amity amongst the people from different parts of the nation, Himachal Diwas was celebrated at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on Monday.
Arunachal Pradesh Governor, Lt. General KT Parnaik (Retd.) and the First Lady of the State Anagha Parnaik interacted with the people from Himachal Pradesh, who are serving in Arunachal Pradesh in various departments and agencies.
Parnaik said that celebrating state foundation day of other states facilitates in meeting and knowing the wellbeing of the people rendering their service in Arunachal. He said that such initiatives promote goodwill amongst the people.
The Governor conveyed Himachal Diwas greetings and expressed gratitude to the Himachali community of the State for their contributions in the developmental progress of Arunachal Pradesh. He cited many similarities of both states including bordering Tibet, tribal communities, customs and traditions, arts and crafts and treasured biodiversity and tourism.
Parnaik said that the ‘Vir Bhoomi’ is also known for its contributions to national security as every household has at least one member in the armed forces. He said that the first army officer to receive the Param Vir Chakra (Posthumous) was Major Somnath Sharma from Himachal Pradesh.
The Governor and the First Lady of the State hosted high tea for the specially invited guests on the occasion of Himachal Diwas. 

Kenter Joya Riba

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