Panaji: December 23, 2023
Governor, Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai has extended his greetings and warm wishes, particularly to the Christian brethren on the joyous occasion of Christmas.
Governor in his message has said Christmas is celebrated on the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas is a festival of brotherhood and sharing happiness which gives a message to follow the ideals of sacrifice, love, harmony, mercy and peace. As we celebrate this holy festival, we must emulate Jesus Christ’s eternal message of love and forgiveness by extending a helping hand to everyone”.
The Governor has further said that India has a tradition to celebrate all the festivals with great zeal, brotherhood and happiness. Christmas is a pious occasion to strengthen this tradition and it is a time for peace and devotion. Christmas is a season of goodwill, as it signifies the reconciliation of God with mankind”.
On this occasion, I pray to the almighty for the happiness of people and development of the State. Let us all unite and work for the prosperity of the State by directing all our efforts and energy in ensuring progress of our motherland, the Governor concluded.