Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and other leaders of the state today conveyed their Deepavali greetings to people.
In his message, the governor said, “Deepavali the festival of lights is a day of rejoicing and joy. People in all parts of India, young and old alike celebrate the festival with gaiety and festivity.”
He added: “On this auspicious occasion I extend my heartiest greetings and best wishes to the people of Tamil Nadu.”
Purohit further said: “May this Deepavali bring light and cheer in all our families and may we brighten the lives of others just as the lamps we light, brighten up the ambience.”
The CM said in his message: “Deepavali marks the fall of evil. I wish all round prosperity on this occasion.”
Union Minister of state Pon Radhakrishnan, state BJP president Tamilisai Soundarrajan, DMDK founder Vijayakanth and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss and TMC president G K Vasan also extended their Deepavali greetings.
Deepavali will be celebrated on Tuesday (November 6) with festive fervour across the country. It marks Lord Krishna putting an end to the atrocities Narakasura, a demon king.