Chandigarh, Sanjay Pahwa:- The Punjab Governor and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, Mr. Shivraj V. Patil today extended his greetings to the people of Punjab and Union Territory of Chandigarh on the auspicious occasion of Janamashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna.
In his message, Mr. Patil said that the joyous festival of Janmashtami reminds us to be honest in our conduct and actions and to perform our duty sincerely, dedicatedly and devotedly. He said that Lord Krishna was a true Karamyogi, who showed us the path of salvation and truthful living. His philosophy, to which he adhered and practiced throughout his life, have acted as a guide to us ever since.The Governor expressed the hope that Lord Krishna’s message, which has more relevance in the present complex and materialistic world, will continue to inspire us to do our duty towards our country and for the selfless service of mankind.
Mr. Patil appealed to the people to celebrate this festival collectively, in a spirit of peace and harmony, rising above narrow and petty considerations of caste, creed and religion.