Imphal: Manipur governor La. Ganesan and chief minister N. Biren Singh have greeted the people of Manipur specifically the Kuki-Chin-Mizo community on the occasion of Kut Festival.
“A very warm greeting to the people of Manipur, particularly our brethren from the Kuki-Chin-Mizo communities on the happy and auspicious occasion of Kut Festival, 2022,” said governor Ganesan in his message.
Kut is considered the biggest festival among the Kuki-Chin-Mizo ethnic groups and it is celebrated as a post-harvest festival for thanksgiving and gratitude to the Almighty for a bountiful harvest. The festival also symbolizes peace, harmony and unity rising above the barriers of caste, creed or religion. More and more people belonging to different communities have also joined in the celebration every year spreading the message of oneness, he added.
Let the spirit of Kut embrace one and all to strengthen the social fabric more than ever and bring prosperity to all the communities in the state, Ganesan said.
“I extend my heartfelt greetings to the people of Manipur and especially the Kuki-Chin-Mizo brethren on the auspicious occasion of Chavang Kut,” Biren said.
Kut marks the end of the harvesting season and is celebrated to offer thanksgiving to the Almighty for a bountiful harvest. It is a festival where the young and old, men and women all join in traditional dances, songs and festivities. The spirit of Chavang Kut is about sharing, gratitude and harmonious co-existence. Let more and more people from all communities join and help in spreading the message of unity and peace, he added.