October 27, 2008 :Smt. Prabha Rau, Governor and Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister have felicitated the people of the State on the occasion of Diwali.
Smt. Prabha Rau, in her message on the occasion said that the festival of lights, Diwali, symbolized the journey from ignorance towards knowledge and lights the lamp of knowledge within us. She said that it also signifies victory of truth over evil.
Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, in his message on the occasion said that the festival was an occasion to share joy and happiness with the near and dear ones. He hoped that the festival would bring prosperity and happiness into the lives of the people of the Pradesh.