Governor, CM & Ministers send greetings for Ningol Chakkouba
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, November 8, 2018: Manipur Governor Dr. Najima Heptulla wishes people of Manipur for Ningol Chakkouba. Chief Minister, Shri. N. Biren Singh, Works Minister Shri, Th. Biswajit Singh and Social Welfare Minister Ms. Nemcha Kipgen also send greetings for Ningol Chakkouba.
In her messages for Ningol Chakkouba, Governor said the festival rejuvenates family ties and strengthens the bonds of love and affection between brothers and sisters, mothers and daughters and fathers and daughters, promoting unity and integrity in the society.
The festival is significant occasion for married women where they visit their paternal houses along with their children and have food together with their parents, brothers and sisters and receive gifts as token of love, her message read.
She appeals to celebrate the festival in its true spirit with the involvement of different communities in the State to bring peace, prosperity and peaceful co-existence.
Chief Minister Shri. N. Biren Singh in his message said the Ningol Chakkouba festival “reinforces the fraternal and protective bond that exists between brothers and sisters and parents and daughters since time immemorial”. A festival like Ningol Chakkouba spread the message of love and care for our “Ningols” by all in the society and also promotes peaceful co-existence and harmonious society, CM said in his message.
Works Minister, Shri. Th. Biswajit Singh also wishes for Ningol Chakkouba. He said celebrating festivals like Ningol Chakkouba play important role in spreading the message of brotherhood and harmony in the society.
Social Welfare Minister, Ms. Nemcha Kipgen said being a woman the festival is very dear to her. Sending her wishes for the festival, she said that today Ningol Chakkouba festival is celebrated by different communities in the state thereby reinforcing the unity and diversity of Manipur. She hopes that the festival will empower women and they face no violence and atrocities.