Honorable Governor celebrates Diwali with Army officers and jawans.



Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim





Gangtok, November 13 (Raj Bhavan): Honorable Governor of Sikkim, Shri Ganga Prasad celebrated Diwali with Army officers and jawans of the Black Cat Division of the Indian Army at Libing, Deorali today.

          The General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 17 Mountain Division Major General Shri Rohit Sawhney and other ranks of the division were present on the occasion.

           In his brief address, the Honorable Governor conveyed the heartiest wishes of Diwali to all ranks of Black Cat Division, and their families and remembered those who made supreme sacrifices in line of duty. He said it was due to the sacrifices made by the personnel of the armed forces that their countrymen get to celebrate festivals and other occasions with the utmost sense of security and peace.

          The Honorable Governor distributed sweets to Army jawans and children.