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Ganesh Chaturthi promotes goodwill, friendship and unity: Goa Governor

IANS  |  Panaji 

helps promote goodwill, friendship and unity among people, Sinha said in her message on Wednesday, on the eve of Goa's most popular Hindu festival.

"A festival like is an appropriate occasion to promote goodwill, friendship and unity among the people, which will enable us to maintain the harmony and amity in the state," Sinha said.

"Such mass celebrations were first started by freedom fighter The leader saw the need to unite Indians more and realised nothing can bond people more than a common idol, equally worshipped by all.

"He popularised as a national festival 'to bridge the gap between the people from different religions, castes, social backgrounds and status," Sinha added.

Ganesh Chaturthi festivities begin in the state on September 13.



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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 16:16 IST