CM Biren Singh extends Christmas wishes to people in Manipur
'This festival also provides an opportunity for the people of the state to forget ill will and misgivings, and forgive our enemies and celebrate the spirit of Christmas'.
Updated on 24 Dec 2021, 7:51 am
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh (Photo: Twitter)
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday extended greetings to the people of the state on the joyous occasion of Christmas.
In his message, he stated that Christmas is celebrated with great pomp and joy by billions of people all over the world. He stressed upon the message of love and forgveness.
“As we celebrate this Holy festival, we must emulate Jesus Christ’s eternal message of love and forgiveness by opening our hearts and extending our helping hand to everyone," he said.
Urging all to forgive one another and celebrate the spirit of Christmas, he said: "This festival also provides an opportunity for the people of the state to forget ill will and misgivings, and forgive our enemies and celebrate the spirit of Christmas".
Calling for peace in the wake of the poll-related violence, Biren said: “The season of Christmas is the season to make friends. Let us make the most of it. Once again, I wish the people of Manipur a Very Merry Christmas and pray that the season of love and joy ushers in an era of peace, harmony and prosperity in this beautiful state of ours”.