Jammu, Apr 12 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today greeted people on the auspicious occasion of Baisakhi.

In his message of felicitations, the governor observed that this day which marks the beginning of the New Year in the Indian calendar has a special significance for the people of north India, particularly for the Sikh community.

Vohra said in the northern states, Baisakhi also marks the commencement of the harvesting season, when farmers reap the fruit of their hard work. He observed that the celebration of this festival is a shining example of our glorious pluralistic traditions.

The governor prayed for peace, harmony, brotherhood, progress and prosperity in the state.

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