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TN Governor, CM extend Diwali greetings

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

: Governor Banwarilal Purohit, K Palaniswami and other leaders have extended their wishes to the people of the State on the eve of Diwali.

In his greetings, Purohit appealed to the people to brighten the lives of others just like how one lights lamps.

"Diwali, the festival of lights, is a day of rejoicing. People across the country celebrate the festival with gaiety and festivity," he said.

The Chief Minister, in his greetings, said, "Diwali is celebrated for the killing of a demon Narakasuran. Let the festival bring happiness and prosperity."

Regarding it as one of special festivals, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam expressed hope the occasion would get rid of the sufferings of the people and in happiness and peace.

Anbumani Ramadoss, greeting the people, said let the festival foster fraternity and peace among the masses.

AMMK chief T T V Dhinakaran said, "Let the festival facilitate us to realise our dreams.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 18:40 IST