TN Governor, leaders greet people on Krishna Jayanthi

Chennai: Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit and other leaders in the State have greeted people on the eve of Krishna Jayanthi that marks the birth of Lord Sri Krishna.

In his message, Purohit said, “I extend my heartiest greetings and best wishes to the people of Tamil Nadu on the joyous and auspicious occasion of Sri Krishna

“The festival signifies the arrival of the avatar of Lord Krishna on this earth to ensure the victory of good over evil. In the avatar of Krishna the Lord vanquishes the evil forces and shows the way forward for humanity through his teachings in Bhagvad Gita,” he added.

The Governor further said, “On this holy occasion let all of us resolve to uphold virtue and goodness in our lives. May this festival bring peace, amity, harmony,¬†prosperity and good health in our state.’

Tamil Maanila Congress president G K Vasan said in his message that Krishna Jayanthi should end the coronavirus pandemic and bring cheer and happiness in the lives of all.

Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami extended Krishna Jayanthi greetings.