Manipur leaders pour greeting on New Year
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 1, 2019: Manipur governor Dr Najma Heptulla, chief minister N. Biren Singh and minister has greeted the people of Manipur on the occasion of New Year’s Day 2019.
The governor in her greeting said New Year is an occasion for everyone to rejoice and look forward to new resolutions. “On this occasion, let us all resolve the New Year, 2019 to be a harbinger of peace and harmony in the State,” said Heptulla. “We are no strangers to violent incidents in the past, which could have broken the close bond between different communities in the State. But the people of Manipur have shown their maturity by maintaining equanimity and shunning violence in such situations. “This year onwards, let us all strive together for a better Manipur setting aside our differences and working for a common goal,” she added.
Biren in his message said New Year’s Day is not only an occasion for introspection, but also for searching and evolving new resolutions for the coming year.
“May the new year 2019 usher in peace, prosperity and happiness in the State, revitalise our energy and spirit of commitment towards achieving success, in all our endeavours for making Manipur one of the developed states in the country,” said the chief minister.
Speaker Yumnam Khemchand Singh greeted, “2018 has passed and will never return as did all the years before us. ‘2019’ a year everyone is journeying to where cherished dreams are in the grandest way possible. ”
Forest minister, Th. Shyamkumar greeted, “Let us strive to usher in a new era of growth and development in the State” in their respective messages.
Social welfare minister Nemcha Kipgen said, “As we kick starts this New Year, may all your dreams and wishes come true, and may prosperity touch everyone with luck, joy, happiness and prosperity. Let us all resolve to be a harbinger for peace, love and harmony, irrespective of caste, creed or religion.”