In his message, the Governor said that Deepawali, the festival of lights symbolises joy and happiness and celebrates victory of good over evil and light over darkness.
He expressed hope that the festival would bring joy and happiness into the lives of the people of the State.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while greeting the people on this occasion expressed hope that Deepawali would shower enlightenment on the people of the State and would bring prosperity to them besides strengthening the bonds of brotherhood and unity.
The Chief Minister said that Deepawali was one of the major festivals of country and people of all regions and religions celebrate it. He has urged the people to celebrate the festival in a traditional manner.
The Ministers of the state government have also extended their good wishes to the people on the occasion of festival of lights.