IMPHAL, Aug 14: The Governor has greeted the people of Manipur on the occasion of Independence Day, 2014.
A message of the Governor read, “I extend my heartiest greetings and best wishes to the people of Manipur on the occasion of Independence Day, 2014.”
“Every year since 1947, we the people of India have been celebratinq 15th August as Independence Day remembering and paying homage to the sacrifices of the leaders and millions of their followers of the long freedom struggle towards the goal of attaining freedom.”
It said during the last 67 years after independence, India has made great strides in all fields and is targetting to be in the comity of leading nations of the world.
Though major progress has been made in most of the socio-economic development areas all over the country, challenges still remain to be tackled, it said.
The Governor’s message also said that the technological strides have been made to ensure that no citizen is left hungry or illiterate and progress is equitable.
“Various measures have been taken on these fronts continuously. Every one today must take a pledge to work that these efforts bear fruit so that all are provided with the support they need for sustenance and become responsible citizens.”
He further sought all citizens to work together and bring emotional integrity and ensure that every part of the country is developed equally so that there is no sense of discrimination.
“On this auspicious occasion of Independence Day, 2014, I once again extend my heartiest greetings and best wishes to all the people of Manipur,” the Governor’s message concluded.