Capt greets people on Christmas

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Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has extended warm greetings to all Christians on the occasion of Christmas, with a call for strengthening the bonds of universal brotherhood and secular harmony by rising above intolerance and communal hatred.

In his Christmas eve message, the Chief Minister said Lord Jesus Christ’s message of peace, love and compassion continued to light the lives of people around the world and remained a beacon to guide one and all towards brotherhood and amity.

Given the relevance of the philosophy of Lord Jesus, it was important for humanity to follow his ideals and rededicate themselves to the principles propounded by him, said Captain Amarinder Singh.

The Chief Minister called upon the people of Punjab to commemorate this festival collectively, with traditional fervor and gaiety and a commitment to secularism, in line with the ethos of the nation’s foundation stone of unity in diversity.