Mumbai, Sept 2 (UNI) Maharashtra Governor S C Jamir today greeted the people of the country on the occasion of Ganeshotsav and urged them to remain united and defeat the designs of those seeking to divide the country.
In his message on the eve of 'Ganesh Chaturthi', he said ''Today at a time when forces of religious intolerance are raising their heads, it is necessary that people stay united and defeat the designs of those seeking to divide the country on casteist, communal and regional lines.'' He said Ganeshotsav was started by Lokmanya Tilak in Maharashtra with the objective of uniting the people to secure freedom for the country. Over the years, the festival has become one of the most popular socio-cultural festivals of India.
Wishing the people on the occasion, he prayed to Lord Ganesh to grant peace, happiness and prosperity to all the people of the country.
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