IEP Chandigarh, January 1
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on the first day of New year paid obeisance at Gurdwara Singh Shaheedan Sohana and prayed for peace, harmony and progress in the state and prosperity of its people.
Greeting the people on the New Year, the Chief Minister wished a happy, peaceful and prosperous New Year-2023 to Punjabis living within the state and across the globe. He felicitated the people of the state on the dawn of New Year and called upon them to work zealously for ensuring overall development of the state and prosperity of its people. Expressing hope that coming year will bring joy, peace and success for all the Punjabis, Bhagwant Mann exhorted them to make a firm pledge for emerging Punjab as a frontrunner state in the country.
The Chief Minister reiterated the firm commitment of his government to realise the dreams of our great freedom fighters so that the fruits of development must percolate at the grass root level especially to ameliorate the lot of poorest of poor. He said that the state was on threshold to further usher in an era of overall progress and growth besides cementing the bonds of communal harmony, peace, amity and brotherhood, for which all the Punjabis must work zealously in the coming year. Bhagwant Mann said that the time has come for us to take a decisive leap further for providing consistency to an era of all round progress and growth of the state.
The Chief Minister called upon the people to welcome the year 2023 with the commitment to work collectively and zealously to preserve the ethos of secularism, sovereignty, communal harmony and national integration. Bhagwant Mann wished one and all a happy and prosperous 2023 and expressed the confidence that the coming year would usher in a new era of overall development and growth for Punjab. He exhorted the people to follow the path shown by the great Gurus, saints and seers to further cement the bonds of national unity, peace, love and religious tolerance.