The Haryana Governor, Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki, Punjab Governor Mr. V.P.Sinigh Badnore and the Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, have greeted the people of the state on the joyous occasion of Holi. The Punjab Governor and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, Shri V.P. Singh Badnore extended warm greetings to the people of Punjab and Chandigarh on the eve of Holi. In his message, the Governor said the festival of Holi symbolsis the victory of good over evil. He said that this festival marks the advent of spring and also brings together all people, in its spirit of mutual love and harmony, forgetting all distinctions of caste, creed and religion. The Governor appealed to the people to celebrate this festival of Holi in a true spirit of amity, mutual love, good will and brotherhood. In a message issued here today on the eve of Holi, the Haryana Governor said the festival of Holi strengthens the bond of friendship and would go a long way in promoting mutual understanding and brotherhood among the people.
The Chief Minister said that festivals like Holi weave a colourful pattern in the vibrant cultural tapestry of our nation. He urged the people to celebrate the festival of colours with traditional fervour and gaiety and in a safe manner by using organic and traditional colours which are free from health hazards.