SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 24:- Advisor to Lt. Governor, K. K. Sharma has extended Mahanavami and Dussehra greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

In his message, the Advisor described Dussehra as an occasion to mark and celebrate the victory of good over bad. He said the festival signifies that virtue always prevails over the distorted tendencies.

While highlighting the importance of Mahanavami, the Advisor said that the occasion marks the culmination of Navratri festivities. The Navratras signifies inculcation of spiritual and mythological ethos among the people by living together with love and peace. The festival is being celebrated throughout the country and people observe fast during the sacred days. People worship Goddess Durga, who showers her blessings on her devotees for ensuring well being.

The Advisor further hoped that the occasions would usher an era of peace and prosperity in the State, besides opening new vistas of thought, expansion of mind and cultivation of a humane temperament and global values in everyone. He also hoped that these festivals would strengthen our resolve to fight against the global pandemic of COVID 19 .

The Advisor further appealed the people to follow all the SOPs put in place for COVID 19 while celebrating the festivals.