Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday extended warm greetings to the people of the state, especially to the Kukis, on the occasion of Chavang Kut festival.
Chavang Kut, which is celebrated on November 1, is a post-harvest festival to offer thanksgiving to the Almighty for the bountiful harvest of the year. The festival is celebrated with true intent and spirit by the tribes of Kuki-Chin-Mizo groups of Manipur.
Taking to his Twitter handle, CM Biren Singh stated that on this auspicious occasion of Kut, I extend my heartfelt greetings to everyone who is celebrating today, especially the Kuki-Chin-Mizo brethren.
Celebrated on 1st of Nov every year, this festival marks the end of harvesting season and thanking the almighty for abundant harvest, he added.
Neiphiu Rio, the chief minister of neighbouring Nagaland, as well as Nagaland Gover Prof. Jagdish Mukhi tweeted their wishes to the people on the occasion.
In his message, the Manipur chief minister said that the festival has also assured greater significance for bringing together communities in the celebration cutting across religion and faith.
I am hopeful that the festival will facilitate greater love, oneness and brotherhood amongst all communities in the state, Singh added.
Meanwhile, while extending greetings to the people on the occasion of Kut festival, Governor La. Ganesan in his message stated that the festival symbolizes peace, harmony and unity rising above the barriers of caste, creed and religion.
More and more people belonging to different communities have also joined in the celebration every year spreading the message of oneness, the message stated.
Let the spirit of Kut embraces one and all to strengthen the social fabric more than ever and bring prosperity to all the communities in the state, the governor added.
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