ITANAGAR,February 14, 2015: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has conveyed his heartiest greetings on the auspicious occasion of Tamladu Festival of the Digaru Mishmis. The festival is a public display of the religious, social and supernatural beliefs of one of the oldest tribes of the state.
In a message this evening Tuki offered his prayers for protection from natural disasters and welfare of domestic animals, human beings and the newly planted crops.
"Our festivals are embodiment of our life, beliefs, values and virtues. Besides offering gratitude and prayers to the Almighty, festivals showcases our rich cultural heritage," he said.
"The rich heritage and rituals have to be maintained, preserved and propagated at all costs while keeping intact our unity in diversity. I believe this celebration of Tamladu would prove a major catalyst towards achieving this goal," Tuki added while calling upon all to join the festival.