Governor dedicates Diwali to soldiers, holds Children’s Day festival

Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan is addressing at Diwali and Childrens Day celebrations at Raj Bhavan today

Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan has dedicated the Diwali celebrations to the soldiers guarding our borders.


In response to the call given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Governor said on Saturday that she was dedicating the Diwali to the brave soldiers working at the country’s borders and were making supreme sacrifices for protecting the country’s unity and integrity.

She saluted the soldiers for all their sacrifices and service to the nation. She was addressing at the Deepawali and Children’s Day celebrations held at the Raj Bhavan on Saturday.

Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan appealed to the people to buy material, dresses and any other item useful for the Diwali celebrations from the local traders so as to economically empower them. The Governor stated that though due to the Covid-19 conditions, the celebrations were on a low key and the spirit of celebration is high.

“Even the White House in the USA and many parliament buildings in different countries were illuminated in view of the Diwali celebrations. We hope that next year Diwali celebrations will be celebrated in Covid-free condition,” she added.

The Governor appreciated the Raj Bhavan family children for their enthralling performances on the occasion of Diwali and Children’s Day. Later, the Governor presented the Raj Bhavan family members with sweet boxes and extended greetings.

Governor appreciated Secretary to Governor K Surendra Mohan and his team for organising the enthusiastic festive celebrations.