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Himachal Pradesh Governor, CM Virbhadra Singh felicitate people on eve of Shivratri

The Governor said it was one of the most important festivals celebrated in the state as Himachal was considered as "Abode of Gods".

By: PTI | Shimla | Updated: February 24, 2017 11:36:18 am
Virbhadra PMLA case, Money laundering case against Virbhadra Singh, Virbhadra Singh money laundering case, Money laundering case, virBhadra Singh, latest news, India news, national news, India news Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh have felicitated the people on the occasion of Shivratri. (Representational Image)

Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh have felicitated the people on the occasion of Shivratri. The Governor said it was one of the most important festivals celebrated in the state as Himachal was considered as “Abode of Gods”.

He hoped that the auspicious occasion brings peace and happiness into the lives of people.

Virbhadra Singh said that the people of the state had been celebrating Shivratri with traditional fervor and gaiety since the time immemorial.

Himachal Pradesh was known as abode of Lord Shiva and Shivratri festivals celebrated with devotion and religious fervor at various places, he said hoping that it would go a long way in strengthening the bonds of brotherhood.

Meanwhile the famous week long International Mahashivratri festival would commence at Mandi on Friday.

The festival would be inaugurated by chief minister while governor would be the chief guest at the closing function.

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