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Pondy Lt Governor, CM extend Tamil New Year greetings

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

Lt Governor Bedi and V Narayanasamy today greeted the people of the union territory on the eve of Tamil New Year day.

"Let the dawn of auspicious New Year open vistas of opportunities for growth in the lives of all," Bedi said in her message.

She said 'Tamizh Puthanandu' (new year) is celebrated with joy and hope of a new beginning by the Tamil-speaking community on April 14, the first day of New Tamil calendar.

It is also celebrated as New Year festival of as Vishu and in the north as Baisakhi, she added.

"Let the dawn of the auspicious New Year open vistas of opportunities of growth in the lives of all," she added.

Narayanasamy, in his message, wished the New Year would be a happy beginning for farmers.

He assured the farming community that the government would spare no efforts to ensure that the ryots of Karaikal got Cauvery water.

Assembly V Vaithilingam, Ministers and leaders of various parties extended greetings to the people.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 17:45 IST