IMPHAL, Dec 23: The state Governor Gurbachan Jagat, Chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh, Maj. Gen. Binoy Poonnen, VSM, GOC 57 Mountain Division and various political party wise to the people of Manipur on the joyous occasion of Christmas, a major festival in the state’s calendar.
In his message of the Governor stated that Lord Jesus was born to build a new world order based on peace, justice and equality of mankind.
In celebrating his birth which is universally known as Christmas, we besides paying our obeisance to this outstanding apostle of peace should rededicate ourself to the ideals, principles and values espoused by him.
His massage of love, mercy, forgiveness, benevolence, compassion and sacrifice has become increasingly important at the present situation, when the atmosphere is polluted with enmity and hatred between man and man and nation and nation. This man is made. There is no enmity between soul and soul. Let the principles enunciated and message preached by Jesus Christ, guide mankind to build a prosperous society and peaceful world.
Chief Minister of Manipur on his message also said, Jesus Christ showed mankind the path of compassion, tolerance, love, brotherhood and sacrifice. His message is power to lift the human race from ignorance, violence and moral decay to a life of peace, virtue and spiritual fulfillment. His teachings have a great relevanc in today’s world and shuld inspire us all. May Christmas fill our lives with joy, peace, love and prosperity.
Maj. Gen. Binoy Poonnen, VSM, GOC 57 Mountain Division and all ranks of Red Shield Division have extended warm greetings to the people of Manipur on the occasion of X-Mas.
He further wised this X-Mas ushers in the a new year which is peaceful, prosperous and heralds a new dawn of fresh hope and promise for all.
Lok Sabha MP Dr. T. Meiya, Manipur Pradeh Congress Committee president Gaikhangam and Bharatya janata Dal Manipur Pradesh Media affair L Basanta also wise a happy Merry Christmas and Happy New year to all Christian community of the state and all people of Manipur in general.