Jammu, Mar 28 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today extended greetings to the people on the eve of Mahavir Jayanti, an official statement said.

The governor observed that Lord Mahavira was an apostle of truth and righteousness and the celebration of his birth anniversary would revive the importance of brotherhood and communal harmony for which the state is known in the past centuries.

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti also greeted people on the occasion. She prayed for peace, progress and prosperity in the state, the statement said.

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